'Sherlock Holmes' Writer Boards Jack Ryan Reboot 'Moscow'

September 19, 2010
Source: Heat Vision

Anthony Peckham / Chris Pine

After taking the pages of classic literature and spicing them up for the big screen with Guy Ritchie's take on Sherlock Holmes, Heat Vision reports the film's screenwriter, Anthony Peckham, will pen the upcoming reboot of Tom Clancy's spy thriller franchise featuring Jack Ryan. Breakout actor Chris Pine has been attached to the project for a while, and we just recently heard that Jack Bender (director of several episodes of "Lost") will helm the feature. Last we heard the project was still titled Moscow and would follow Ryan's exploits before he joined the CIA, which is a time in the character's life that has yet to be seen on screen.

The plot sees Ryan moving straight from the Marines to a job working as an analyst for a Russian billionaire. However, he winds up on the run after being implicated in a terrorist plot designed to collapse the economy. The original script (since it's not based on any Tom Clancy novels) came from Adam Koxac (with an earlier draft by Hossein Amini), so Paramount has been making sure this screenplay is top notch. The studio is looking to start shooting later this year or early next year so it sounds like development will be moving very swiftly over the next few months. Stay tuned for news as this project continues heading towards production.

Find more posts in Movie News, Opinions

Discover more around the web:

  • Xerxex
    I cannot wait, Pine will do just fine as Ryan, and I have no worries about the screenplay.




Alex's Top 10 - 2016
1. La La Land
2. Paterson
3. Arrival
4. Captain Fantastic
5. 20th Cent. Women
6. Pete's Dragon
7. Jackie
8. Kubo & Two Strings
9. Everybody Wants
10. Wilderpeople
Click Here for Thoughts

Jeremy's Top 10 - 2016
1. Moonlight
2. The Handmaiden
3. High-Rise
4. Elle
5. Arrival
6. Kubo & Two Strings
7. 13th
8. Jackie
9. Toni Erdmann
10. The Witch
Click Here for Thoughts


Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:
Add our feed to your Feedly: follow us in feedly