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Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan to debut on Amazon Prime Video in August

John Krasinski stars as the title character in the new original series.

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan - John Krasinski
Credit: Amazon Prime Video

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will launch on Amazon Prime Video on 31st August 2018.

The series will mark the first time that the best-selling author’s popular character has been brought to the small screen. The trailer for the series, which you can see in this article, will be aired at the Super Bowl marking the first time that Prime Video has had an event at the major sporting event.

 

“Given the colossal scope and scale of the series coupled with the popularity of Tom Clancy’s novels, we knew Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan would be a natural fit for Prime Video’s first Super Bowl ad,” said Mike Benson, Head of Marketing for Amazon Studios. “The global nature of the audience provides us with a unique opportunity to give viewers a look at this thrilling new series coming to Prime.”

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan features an original storyline and is an action-packed CIA thriller.

The series centres on Jack Ryan (John Krasinski – 13 Hours, The Office), 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 centre of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale.

Featuring 8 episodes, the series also stars Wendell Pierce (The Wire) as James Greer and Abbie Cornish (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) as Cathy Mueller.

Tom Clancy’s John Ryan is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) who also serves as the showrunner.

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