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Chris Pine doing “Star Trek” sequel before Jack Ryan

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In the battle of big-budget franchises vying for Chris Pine’s attentions, the “Star Trek” sequel may be winning out over a planned reboot of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan franchise. That makes sense on some level, as anticipation for a new “Star Trek” is extremely high right now while[...]

Chris Pine’s Jack Ryan reboot nabs “Sherlock” screenwriter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Super spy Jack Ryan now knows who will be putting words into his mouth. Anthony Peckham, a screenwriter with Clint Eastwood’s “Invictus” and Robert Downey Jr’s playful “Sherlock Holmes” reboot on his resume, is about to add another tentpole franchise to the list. Paramount just tapped him to[...]

Paramount’s Jack Ryan reboot may have found its director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jack Bender might be the hardest working, most talented storyteller in Hollywood, and yet very few know him by name. That all may change if news we’re hearing eventually comes true. First, a look at Bender’s credentials. He’s an Emmy winner who has directed multiple episodes of “Lost”[...]

Chris Pine will star as Jack Ryan in winter or early spring

HollywoodNews.com: Notice any big franchise titles missing from the summer box office? Remember novelist Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan? Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura reveals that Jack Ryan will return before the cameras in “Moscow” in either late winter or early spring. Chris Pine of “Star Trek” fame is expected[...]

Harrison Ford can’t heal ‘Measures’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL We’ve grown accustomed to seeing Harrison Ford in a savior role, though the rough-and-tumble icon usually solves the most intricate problems with his fists. (See “Air Force One,” “Firewall,” the Tom Clancy adaptations and his legendary “Indiana Jones” franchise for multiple examples.) But as Ford ages, he’s forced[...]