Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


freitasm

BDFL - Memuneh
68855 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

#237672 12-Jun-2018 14:46
Send private message

Just received:

 

 

Amazon will debut Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, co-produced by Paramount Television and Skydance Television, August 31st on Amazon Prime Video.

 

The series is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the unexpected Tom Clancy hero. It centers on Jack Ryan, an up-and-coming CIA analyst thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time. The series follows the titular character as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale.

 

The one-hour, eight-episode dramatic series stars John Krasinski (A Quiet Place, 13 Hours) as Jack Ryan, as well as Wendell Pierce (The Wire) as James Greer and Abbie Cornish (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) as Cathy Mueller. It is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Graham Roland (Fringe, Prison Break), who created the series for television and serve as co-showrunners, Krasinski, Academy Award nominated director Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) who also directed the pilot and Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes. Executive producing the series with Bay at Platinum Dunes are Andrew Form (Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Brad Fuller.

 

Additionally, Daniel Sackheim, (The Americans), Mace Neufeld (Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.) and Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Star Trek Beyond) and Marcy Ross (Grace and Frankie, Altered Carbon) also executive produce the series with Lindsey Springer and Allyson Seeger serving as a co-executive producers.

 

Prime Video members can stream or download popular and award-winning Prime Original series like The Grand Tour, Golden Globe-winner The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Emmy-winner The Man in the High Castle, American Gods, and the highly anticipated Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski, which will premiere on August 31, 2018. Prime members can watch anytime, anywhere via the Prime Video app on Android and iOS phones and tablets, select Smart TVs, game consoles, Fire TV stick, Apple TV 3 or 4.

 

 





 

 

These links are referral codes

 

Geekzone broadband switch | Eletcricity comparison and switch | Hatch investment (NZ$ 10 bonus if NZ$100 deposited within 30 days) | Sharesies | Mighty Ape | Backblaze | Coinbase | TheMarket | My technology disclosure


Create new topic
wellygary
4999 posts

Uber Geek


  #2034480 12-Jun-2018 14:53
Send private message

Ahh, Tom Clancy, joining the pantheon of Airport bookshop authors who continue to churn out content well after the have kicked the bucket,

 

Should be worth a look, but hey apparently Michael Bay has some involvement, so at least there should be good looking explosions :)


loceff13
886 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #2034525 12-Jun-2018 15:28
Send private message

It took Amazon almost 3 years but great to see a date set for the first season


 
 
 
 


Hammerer
2227 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #2034532 12-Jun-2018 15:50
Send private message

I hoped that they would do a better job of this latest Jack Ryan than they did on the last outing. The longer format better suits development of the character but the trailer makes it look like they've done an average job on the storyline. Sigh.


TeaLeaf
3797 posts

Uber Geek


  #2034533 12-Jun-2018 15:51
Send private message

Yep saw it and was all excited thinking it was released like a surprise. Never mind, not too long to wait.


6FIEND
774 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #2034551 12-Jun-2018 16:47
Send private message

Wendell Pierce as James Greer could be a casting masterstroke.

 

I will look forward to giving it a watch.


BlakJak
794 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #2034560 12-Jun-2018 17:31
Send private message

wellygary:

 

Ahh, Tom Clancy, joining the pantheon of Airport bookshop authors who continue to churn out content well after the have kicked the bucket,

 

Should be worth a look, but hey apparently Michael Bay has some involvement, so at least there should be good looking explosions :)

 

 

 

 

I think that's a bit harsh; I just finished reading Power and Empire and actually quite enjoyed it. I'm glad that the Ryanverse is being continued.

 

(Some of the shadow writers are a mixed bag).

 

 

 

This series might well be the reason I subscribe to Amazon.





No signature to see here, move along...

Create new topic





News »

NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of Moon
Posted 27-Oct-2020 08:30


Huawei introduces new features to Petal Search, Maps and Docs
Posted 26-Oct-2020 18:05


Nokia selected by NASA to build first ever cellular network on the Moon
Posted 21-Oct-2020 08:34


Nanoleaf enhances lighting line with launch of Triangles and Mini Triangles
Posted 17-Oct-2020 20:18


Synology unveils DS16211+
Posted 17-Oct-2020 20:12


Ingram Micro introduces FootfallCam to New Zealand channel
Posted 17-Oct-2020 20:06


Dropbox adopts Virtual First working policy
Posted 17-Oct-2020 19:47


OPPO announces Reno4 Series 5G line-up in NZ
Posted 16-Oct-2020 08:52


Microsoft Highway to a Hundred expands to Asia Pacific
Posted 14-Oct-2020 09:34


Spark turns on 5G in Auckland
Posted 14-Oct-2020 09:29


AMD Launches AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors
Posted 9-Oct-2020 10:13


Teletrac Navman launches integrated multi-camera solution for transport and logistics industry
Posted 8-Oct-2020 10:57


Farmside hits 10,000 RBI customers
Posted 7-Oct-2020 15:32


NordVPN starts deploying colocated servers
Posted 7-Oct-2020 09:00


Google introduces Nest Wifi routers in New Zealand
Posted 7-Oct-2020 05:00









Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.