Tom Clancy Signs With WME

Tom Clancy Author - H 2012
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Tom Clancy Author - H 2012

The creator of Jack Ryan was previously repped by Michael Ovitz.

Author Tom Clancy has signed with WME.

Clancy made his name in the techo-thriller genre and created the intelligence hero Jack Ryan with best-selling novels The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger and others.

Sixteen of his books have topped the New York Times best-seller charts and Putnam will publish his latest, titles Threat Vector, next month.

His Jack Ryan books have inspired four movies: 1990’s Hunt for Red October with Alec Baldwin; 1992’s Patriot Games and 1994’s Clear and Present Danger, both starring Harrison Ford; and the 2002 Ben Affleck movie The Sum of All Fears.

Paramount is releasing Jack Ryan, which hopes to reboots the franchise, late next year with Chris Pine in the title role.

Clancy was previously repped by Michael Ovitz.