Did Jack Reacher get an upgrade from his days of being played by Tom Cruise?
In a recently released trailer for the Prime Video series adaptation of Lee Child’s novels, 6ft 3in Titans Former Alan Ritchson dominates the screen as the titular veteran military police investigator who has just entered civilian life.
“Reacher is a wanderer, carrying no phones and the bare essentials as he travels the country and explores the nation he once served,” the official synopsis read. “When Reacher arrives in the small town of Margrave, Georgia, he finds a community struggling with its first homicide in 20 years. Cops arrest him immediately and eyewitnesses claim to have placed Reacher at the scene of the crime. As he struggles to prove his innocence, a deeply ingrained conspiracy begins to emerge, a conspiracy that will require Reacher’s quick wit and hard-hitting fists to tackle it. One thing is certain above all: they picked the wrong guy to take the fall. “
The cast also includes Malcolm Goodwin (Zombie), Willa Fitzgerald (Dare Me Shout: The TV Series), Chris Webster (Most Dangerous Game), Hugh Thompson (Chapelwaite), Maria Sten (Swamp thing), Harvey Guillén (What we do in the shadows), Kristin Kreuk (Smallville), Currie Graham (Murder in the first), Marc Bendavid (Black matter), Willie C. Carpenter (sneaky young ladies), Maxwell Jenkins (Lost in space) et Bruce McGill (Rizzoli and islands).
Season 1 of the Amazon series will be based on Jack Reacher’s debut book, 1997 The floor of death. Nick Santora (Scorpion) serves as a showrunner; Child is also an EP.
Attack premieres with all eight episodes on Friday, February 4, 2022. Scroll down to check out the show’s poster, then tap on the comments with your thoughts on the latest iteration of Jack Reacher.