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Man, 2012 was a pretty darn good year for films, right? "The Avengers," "Lincoln," "The Hunger Games," "Silver Linings Playbook," seriously, we could go on and on, as this past year has been one of the best in recent memory.
And that has us even more amped up to see what Hollywood does for an encore. Sure, 2013 has some pretty big shoes to fill, but there are always news movies to see, new adventures to experience, new stars to meet and new pop culture obsessions waiting to be born.
So with that in mind, we've put together our list of the top 50 Movies We’re All About in 2013. Because last year is just so last year. Get More »
Similar to their own beach read-based "Jack Reacher," Paramount has taken author Tom Clancy's most famous hero, CIA analyst Jack Ryan, and given him a new lease on cinematic life with next year's creatively-titled blockbuster "Jack Ryan."
Kind of a "Jack Ryan Begins," if you will, the new movie stars Chris Pine as Ryan, a character who first hit the screen more than 20 years ago in "The Hunt for Red October." With the Cold War long behind us, is the character still relevant all these years after his inception? Get More »
After a decade of delays, false starts and missed opportunities, Paramount's long awaited revival of Tom Clancy's "Jack Ryan" series is finally getting off the ground, as Deadline is reporting that not only have they finally set a release date for the film, they're also going to go ahead and turn it into a full-fledged trilogy.
All in a day's work for America's top intelligence agent.
Dormant since Ben Affleck's ill-fated 2002 effort "The Sum of All Fears," Clancy's "Jack Ryan" series has seen a lot of changes over the years, with the titular hero being played by Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford as well. Now, though, it's Chris Pine taking over in a pre-boot that will explain just how the young Ryan became a CIA analyst to begin with. And that offers up plenty of juicy possibilities for director Kenneth Branagh. Get More »
Keira Knightley is taking off the corset.
The "Anna Karenina" star is taking a break from costume dramas as she signs on to join the cast of the franchise reboot, "Jack Ryan," according to Heat Vision.
"Jack Ryan" serves as a prequel to the Tom Clancy series of novels as the title character, an ex-Marine and Moscow-based financial analyst, uncovers a plot by his employer to finance a terrorist attack designed to collapse the U.S. economy. Chris Pine will be playing the lead role, following in the footsteps of Alec Baldwin ("The Hunt For Red October"), Harrison Ford ("Patriot Games" and "Clear and Present Danger") and Ben Affleck ("The Sum of All Fears"). Get More »
Big studio projects and small indie films alike rounded out their casts this week as show business continues to be booming in Hollywood.
Reese Witherspoon returns to — surprise, surprise — romantic comedy territory as she signs on to headline "The Beard," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "beard" of the title is a slang reference to a someone who goes out in public with a gay person to give the illusion that he or she is, well, not gay. Secrets, lies and shenanigans will no doubt ensue — and all of them cute, due to the fact that the movie stars Reese Witherspoon. Get More »
Let the games begin! No, we're not talking about the Olympics — we're talking about the race to become Jack Ryan's love interest in the franchise relaunch that will star heartthrob Chris Pine as the famous CIA analyst (previously played by the likes of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck).
Buzz around Tinseltown is that beauties Keira Knightley, "Like Crazy" star Felicity Jones and "Lost"'s Evangeline Lilly are all circling the script for this high-profile role — which involves options that would potentially put the actress in three separate movies. Get More »
For Kenneth Branagh, there is life beyond the realm of Asgard.
Paramount is looking to the "Thor" director to revive their on-again, off-again attempt to bring CIA superstar "Jack Ryan" back into action, according to Vulture.
"Star Trek" star Chris Pine is attached to play the title role in the reboot of the Tom Clancy spy franchise, which has been in development for several years. Jack Bender ("Lost") had signed on to direct the project but recently dropped out due to the endless creative differences over what direction the film should go in. Get More »