Based on the character created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit 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.
As you can see in the clip below, Ryan has a bit of Jason Bourne in him.
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).
Kenneth Branagh directs and also stars in the film which is due out on December 25th, 2014.
Watch the clip and see some new posters below.