early next month through Christmas for the now set title Jack Ryan (adapted from the popular Tom Clancy character) film starring Chris Pine (as the title character) and Keira Knightley (as Ryan's wife Cathy), Paramount Pictures (via Box Office Mojo) has now slated for this thriller to be released in theaters by late 2013, on Christmas Day, December 25th, 2013.
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Kenneth Branagh is onboard to both direct and co-star as the film's villain in a story that finds Chris Pine's
ex-Marine Jack Ryan working as a Moscow-based financial analyst who
uncovers a plot by his employer (Branagh) to finance a terrorist attack designed
to collapse the U.S. economy. With Keira Knightley set to play as Ryan’s wife and Kevin Costner, who will play Ryan's CIA liason in what Paramount Pictures (who's releasing two other films later this year co-starring P&P' actors Kelly Reilly in Flight with Denzel Washington on Nov. 2nd and Rosamund Pike in Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise on Dec. 21st) hopes is the first film in a potential trilogy.