Jack Ryan (2013) - Chris Pine
A young Jack Ryan (Chris Pine), cruising the downtown streets of Manhattan ©2012 Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions

Jack Ryan, which stars Chris Pine in the title role and Kevin Costner, is currently shooting in downtown Manhattan.

Jack Ryan has Chris following other actors that been portrayed the famous Tom Clancy character onscreen:- Alec Baldwin (The Hunt for Red October), Harrison Ford (Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger), and Ben Affleck (The Sum of All Fears).

In this prequel we find Chris Pine’s ex-Marine Jack Ryan working as a Moscow-based financial analyst uncovering a plot by his employer to finance a terrorist attack designed to collapse the US economy. Keira Knightley stars as the female lead.

Kenneth Branagh not only directs, but stars as the villain.

The Prequel will be out Christmas Day 2013.