Paramount Pictures has released a new poster for their international spy movie Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, which looks like a great action thriller. Chris Pine plays the title character in the Kenneth Branagh-directed film. Branagh also plays the villain, and Kevin Costner plays a mentor-type character. The story is basically a prequel that goes back to the early roots of Jack Ryan.
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 movie comes out on December 25th, 2013! Check out the trailer right here.