“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is one of this year’s highly anticipated action movies of 2014. It’s the first Jack Ryan film since “The Sum of All Fears” with Ben Affleck and Morgan Freeman in 2002. Chris Pine is exchanging his Captain Kirk phaser for a motorcycle and a pair of spy binoculars in “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.”
A new clip from the film has emerged that features a sniper in the form of Kevin Coster. *pew* *pew* *pew* Read the film’s synopsis below:
“Based on the character created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, “Jack Ryan” is a global action thriller set in the present day. This original story follow a young Jack (Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot.
The story follows him from 9/11, through his tour of duty in Afghanistan, which scarred him forever, and into his early days in the Financial Intelligence Unit of the modern CIA where he becomes an analyst, under the guardianship of his handler, Harper (Kevin Costner). When Ryan believes he’s uncovered a Russian plot to collapse the United States economy, he goes from being an analyst to becoming a spy and must fight to save his own life and those of countless others, while also trying to protect the thing that’s more important to him than anything, his relationship with his fiancée Cathy (Keira Knightley).”
The new Jack Ryan movie stars Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh, Keira Knightley, Colm Feore, and David Paymer. The film was written by Adam Cozad and David Koepp, while Kenneth Branagh (“Thor”) directed the new spy film.
“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” will hit theaters everywhere on January 17, 2014, in IMAX.