"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 17, 2014. This action thriller is based on characters created by Tom Clancy, the best selling writer who published the 1984 thriller "The Hunt for Red October," which became a 1990 film starring Alec Baldwin and Sean Connery.
"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" stars Chris Pine as Jack Ryan a Marine who gets recruited by Captain Harper (Kevin Costner), to become a covert CIA analyst. The story unfolds with intensity as Ryan uncovers an elaborate Russian scheme to crash the US economy by means of a terrorist attack. The cast also includes Keira Knightley and Kenneth Brunagh. Kenneth Brunagh does a stellar job balancing the roles of actor and Director of this film. Brunagh's directing credits include the 2011 action film "Thor." In "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," Brunagh portrays a villain and delivers a convincingly fierce performance.