Amazon has announced it has officially greenlighted the reboot of Jack Ryan. The 10-episode series, based on Tom Clancy’s popular CIA books, will star John Krasinski in the title role. Jack Ryan features a script by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, The Strain) and Graham Roland (Almost Human). The duo also developed the project. Amazon Studios head Roy Price said in a statement:
“We’re excited to add the Jack Ryan global franchise to our robust originals pipeline. Our customers will enjoy a compelling adaptation of the action-packed spy thriller book series, further raising the bar for the quality level of storytelling that has made Prime Video a leading destination for content.”
The role of Jack Ryan has been played by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine in five films on the big screen. The Jack Ryan series is co-production by Paramount Television and Skydance Television. Platinum Dunes’ Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form exec produce alongside Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross, with Mace Neufeld and Lindsey Springer also on board. Stay tuned, kids.