In the new Amazon Prime series, called “Reacher” for short, so that there is no confusion with the films, the action hero’s story is continued. The action drama is based on a series of novels by British-American writer Lee Child. After the two films in which Tom Cruise played the main character of Jack Reacher, Alan Ritchson now takes on the role of the hero.
Reacher: Do We Have A Release Date?
The corona pandemic also left its mark on the shooting of “Reacher.” But with the new trailer, the release of the Amazon series was also announced. Rejoice, from February 4th, 2022, you will see Jack in action.
Is There A Trailer For “Reacher”?
The new trailer gives you a good impression of the characters and their dynamics with each other. You can expect action fireworks with a good pinch of humor.
In the tv version, as seen in the trailer, Alan Ritchson will step into the shoes of a fan-favorite action hero. The character has appeared in 26 books and comes from a background of being a decorated former military officer.
What Is The Plot?
The official synopsis of the show states as follows:
When retired Military Police Officer Jack Reacher is arrested for a murder he did not commit, he finds himself in the middle of a deadly conspiracy full of dirty cops, shady people in business, and scheming politicians. With nothing but his wits, he must figure out what is happening in Margrave, Georgia.
The first season of the upcoming action series is based on the first novel, “Killing Floor,” by the thriller writer Lee Child.
Who’s In The Cast?
The role of Jack Reacher, previously played by Tom Cruise in the films, will now be played by Alan Ritchson in the Amazon Prime TV show. Moreover, apart from Alan, the show will include,
- Malcolm Goodwin as Oscar Finlay
- Willa Fitzgerald as Roscoe Conklin
- Chris Webster as KJ
- Hugh Thompson as Baker
- Maria Sten as Frances Neagley
- Harvey Guillen as Jasper
- Kristin Kreuk as Charlie
- Currie Grahan as Kliner Sr
- Marc Bendavid as Hubble
- Willie C. Carpenter as Mosley
- Maxwell Jenkins as Young Reacher
- Bruce McGill as Mayor Teale
Skydance Television and Paramount Television jointly produce the “Reacher” series. Author Lee Child will serve as executive producer. Nick Santora, who is known for the series “Scorpion,” among other things, takes on the role of the showrunner and screenwriter of the action series.