The first season of the upcoming Amazon series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is still four months from release, but Amazon has confidently given the greenlight to a season two already.
The move comes after a Super Bowl ad for the show led to a significant increase in Prime subscribers adding Jack Ryan, which stars A Quiet Place co-writer, director, and star John Krasinski in the title role, to their watchlists.
You can read much more on the announcement and watch the aforementioned Super Bowl spot if you missed it below.
The crowd was buzzing at the start of Amazon’s panel for their new scripted drama, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, as its lead star and executive producer John Krasinski — who plays the titular character — hit the stage. Along with moderator Terry Schwartz, Krasinski was accompanied by co-star Abbie Cornish, and executive producers Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland.
Fans were treated to a couple of scenes from the show, the initial clip being the first seven minutes of the premiere episode.
Amazon Prime Video has become a competitive powerhouse in online streaming, and Prime members will get another thrilling drama to add to their queues in 2018: the latest iteration of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan starring executive producer John Krasinski (13 Hours, The Office), Wendell Pierce (Ray Donovan, The Wire), and Abbie Cornish (Limitless). Geeks of Doom had the chance to sit down at New York Comic Con 2017 with Pierce and Cornish, along with showrunner and executive producer Carlton Cuse (Lost, The Strain, Bates Motel) and executive producer Graham Roland (Almost Human).
The Returned Season 1 Episode 9: “Helen”
Directed by Deran Sarafian
Written by Graham Roland
Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kevin Alejandro, India Ennenga, Sandrine Holt, Mark Pellegrino, Mat Vairo, Tandi Wright, Michelle Forbes, Leah Gibson, Aaron Douglas, Dylan Kingwell, Sophie Lowe, Agnes Bruckner, Jeremy Sisto A&E
Air Date: Monday, May 4th, 2015, 10pm
A recap of last week’s episode of The Returned, before we start our review.
The focus was “Claire” as we got more of her backstory. After all these weeks of thinking Jack (Mark Pellegrino) was the bad spouse, we found out that Claire (Tandi Wright) and Peter (Jeremy Sisto) had been together a year before Camille’s (India Ennenga) death. Lena (Sophie Lowe) comes home and only tells Tony’s (Aaron Douglas) part in her disappearance. He confesses, and is immediately doomed. Julie (Sandrine Holt) brought Victor (Dylan Kingwell) with her to the station. Victor thinks that Tony hurt her, so he makes Tony hallucinate his mother. Tony smashes his own head against the table until he dies. The twins reconcile and Lena’s wound is healing. Rowan (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) stretches the events to make it look like Simon (Mat Vairo) was extra dangerous (maybe he was, who knows), so Tommy (Kevin Alejandro) wouldn’t get in trouble for killing him. We know that’s not going to happen anyway because…
Simon kicked himself out of his morgue drawer, resurrected!
The Returned Season 1 Episode 5: “Tony and Adam”
Directed by Jennifer Getzinger
Written by Graham Roland
Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kevin Alejandro, India Ennenga, Sandrine Holt, Mark Pellegrino, Mat Vairo, Tandi Wright, Michelle Forbes, Aaron Douglas, Dylan Kingwell, Sophie Lowe, India Ennenga, Agnes Bruckner, and Jeremy Sisto. A&E
Air Date: Monday, April 6th, 2015, 10pm
Last week we got a glimpse into how little Victor (Dylan Kingwell) died 29 years ago, a result of a home invasion. One of the intruders tried to hide him and make him feel better, “sing a song inside your head,” to no avail. Julie’s (Sandrine Holt) neighbor ends up brutally dead. What does Victor have to do with it? She finally agrees to turn Victor over to Nikki (Agnes Bruckner), who brought him to Peter’s (Jeremy Sisto) community center. Annie (Michelle Forbes) also finds sanctuary there. Lena (Sophie Lowe) passed out and ended up in the hospital, dying we think, from a growing gash in her back that mirrors Camille’s (India Ennenga) death blow. Jack (Mark Pellegrino) is taken in as a suspect in the stabbing of Lucy (Leah Gibson). Rowan (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) hides Simon (Mat Vairo) in the attic. Unbeknownst to her (but not for long), Tommy (Kevin Alejandro) has cameras all over the house and witnesses her romp with Simon. She doesn’t seem to be horrified that he found out, just that he’s been spying on her.