Amazon's 'Jack Ryan' is a spy for the Peak TV age

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James Bond. Jason Bourne. Jack Bauer. Don't lump Jack Ryan in with all these other dudes with J-names, even if they share a history of espionage and action. If Amazon and producers Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland have their way. 

“Jack is a classic American hero," Cuse said at New York Comic Con. "The thing that was really exciting for Graham and me was that we could do it for Amazon and do an eight-hour version." 

This is the era of reinvention: Beloved properties and characters are being revamped, rebooted, resurrected and forced into sequels in every direction, but the opportunity to experiment with television, particularly with streaming, was irresistible to the producers. Read more...

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