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    This Weekend, Jack Ryan Returns, See Indies 'G.B.F.' and 'Like Father, Like Son'

    Tom Clancy's badass CIA superagent Jack Ryan returns this weekend in "Shadow Recruit," the new film by Kenneth Branagh, whose career has taken an odd turn from Shakespeare to big-budget action thrillers. In select cities arrive the moving "Like Father, Like Son," warm teen comedy "G.B.F." and "Big B...

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    Review: 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' With Chris Pine, Keira Knightley & Kevin Costner

    Today, most people associate the character of Jack Ryan—originally created by author Tom Clancy, in a number of blockbuster novels—as a kind of hard-hitting action hero. This is thanks in large part to the series of films that began with 1990's masterful thriller "The Hunt for Red October" and conti...

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    'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Is Enjoyable Action, But Fault Lies in the Script -- Not the Stars (REVIEW AND ROUNDUP)

    Reviews have arrived for Kenneth Branagh's Tom Clancy adaptation "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," starring Chris Pine as the eponymous CIA-analyst hero. The verdict thus far is that Pine makes for an appealing (and attractive) lead, stepping into the same shoes that Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben A...

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    Kenneth Branagh on Why Chris Pine Was the Guy to Reboot Jack Ryan

    I like Chris Pine. He's a strong actor and a movie star--although his reboot of Tom Clancy's signature spy is going to be a test of his marquee value. It's one thing to join the "Star Trek" ensemble and another to carry a movie.

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    Sneak Peek: Paramount Previews 17 Minutes Of ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’

    Last night Paramount gave journos in New York a 17-minute sneak peek at their upcoming action tentpole, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.” And there in the flesh, tall, rugged and handsome to introduce the footage, was Chris Pine himself, acting and looking like a regular old dude.

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    New Poster & First Photos Of Keira Knightley In 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

    As Keira Knightley showed with her stints in a few "Pirates Of The Caribbean" films, she's not afraid to put on her blockbuster bloomers, it's just not something we see from the actress very often. Thus, we're still a bit surprised about her appearing in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit." Anyway, whether ...

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    WATCH: First Trailer for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,' Kenneth Branagh's Old-School Espionage Thriller Starring Chris Pine

    The first trailer for director Kenneth Branagh's "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," starring Chris Pine as the titular CIA analyst who kicks a lot of ass, has landed. Fifth in the Jack Ryan series, the film is based on characters from the spy novels by author Tom Clancy, who died this week at age 66.

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    Watch: First Trailer For 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Starring Chris Pine & Keira Knightley

    Though Tom Clancy sadly passed way yesterday (check out feature on his best and worst films), marketing campaigns are usually plotted out long in advance, and while some raised an eyebrow at Paramount's supposed insensitivity at dropping the first poster for the movie as the news of the author's dea...

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    Casting Watch: Helena Bonham Carter Joins Blanchett, James and Madden in Kenneth Branagh's 'Cinderella' UPDATE

    UPDATE: Helena Bonham Carter has been cast as the fairy godmother in Kenneth Branagh's live-action version of "Cinderella" for Disney. Bonham Carter joins Cate Blanchett (playing the wicked stepmother), Lily James of "Downton Abbey" in the title role, and Richard Madden of "Game of Thrones" as the p...

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    Holliday Grainger Bounces Back From Canceled 'The Borgias' By Joining 'Cinderella'

    They say when one door closes another opens, but it seems that for Brit actress Holliday Grainger, she's got more than the one door to choose from. While the actress is probably best known stateside for her turn as Lucrezia Borgia in the recently canceled "The Borgias," she's quietly been racking up...

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