Paramount's 'Jack Ryan' Movie Gets Imax Release
TORONTO – Imax is set to release Paramount Pictures' and Skydance Productions' Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit worldwide starting Jan. 17.
The giant-screen exhibitor will digitally remaster the Kenneth Branagh-helmed thriller that stars Chris Pine and Keira Knightley.
The story centers on ex-Marine and Moscow-based financial analyst Jack Ryan (Pine), who uncovers a plot by his employer to finance a terrorist attack designed to collapse the U.S. economy. Ryan must race against time to save America and his wife (Knightley).
"Tom Clancy was one of the most gifted tellers of thrilling espionage-themed stories we have ever known," said Greg Foster, CEO of Imax Entertainment and senior executive vp of Imax, in a statement Tuesday. "We believe that the combination of his truly iconic Jack Ryan character with this stellar cast and the immersive Imax format will provide moviegoers with a can't-miss joyride."
Produced by Mace Neufeld, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, David Barron and Mark Vahradian, Jack Ryan is based on characters created by Clancy.
The pic was written by Adam Cozad and David Koepp.