If we were cynical types, we might point out how timely it is that the studio behind Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit released its trailer and poster the day after creator Tom Clancy died unexpectedly. But seeing as we’re not skeptical monsters, let’s simply enjoy this preview:
Now, there’s a immediate Casino Royale vibe coming off of this trailer:
- It is a reboot of a famous literary character who’s also an intelligence agent;
- The lead character has been in a number of films played by different famous actors; and
- The opening scene sees our hero fight an assassin in a public toilet!
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is in cinemas Boxing Day 2013