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Amazon is Developing a Jack Reacher Series

Amazon has won the rights to develop a show based on the novels by Lee Child for their streaming service. The show will be produced by Amazon, along with Skydance Television and Paramount Television, and will follow the ex-military drifter as he travels the US, single-handedly solving problems and fighting crime. Think of Reacher as a one man A-Team. The character was previously played by Tom Cruise in two movies (Jack Reacher and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back), based on the eleventh and eighteenth books in the series. Christopher McQuarrie, who acted as writer/director on the first movie and producer on the second, will serve as executive producer on the show. This is to be the third series of novels developed by Amazon Studios into a TV show. Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch novels are the source for one of the studios longest running shows; 'Bosch', starring Titus Welliver as the veteran LAPD Homicide Detective. Last year 'Jack Ryan' - based on the novel

13 Hours: Average Guy Movie Review

What could be called Michael Bay's Black Hawk Down has arrived on Blu-Ray and DVD (see trailer below). Based on the September 11th 2012 attack on the temporary diplomatic mission and CIA "Annex" in Benghazi, this is the story of the men assigned to protect them. "none of you have to go" Global Response Staff (GRS) are ex-military private security contractors hired by the CIA to protect Agents and Stations abroad. In Benghazi, the team was tasked with protecting a CIA station called the "Annex" and was made up of two former Navy Seals, three former US Marines and a former Army Ranger: Tyrone 'Rone' Woods (James Badge Dale) a former Navy Seal Jack Silva (John Krasinski) a former Navy Seal Mark 'Oz' Geist (Max Martini) a former US Marine John 'Tig' Tiegen (Dominic Fumusa) a former US Marine Dave 'Boon' Benton (David Denman) a former US Marine Kris 'Tanto' Paronto (Pablo Schreiber) a former US Army R