Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan season 3 adds Marianne Jean-Baptiste to cast
Though a production start date has yet to be announced for the third season of Amazon’s hit series adaptation of the espionage franchise, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan has begun building its new cast with the addition of Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Fatman), according to Deadline.
The Blindspot alum is set to star in the third season as Elizabeth Wright, the Chief of Station, with a production start currently being eyed for sometime in 2021.
In Season 2, After tracking a potentially suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads down to South America to investigate. As Jack’s investigation threatens to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy, the President of Venezuela launches a counter-attack that hits home for Jack, leading him and his fellow operatives on a global mission spanning the United States, UK, Russia, and Venezuela to unravel the President’s nefarious plot and bring stability to a country on the brink of chaos.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, from Paramount Television and Skydance Television, is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the famed and lauded Tom Clancy hero, played by John Krasinski (A Quiet Place, 13 Hours). The creators of the series, Executive Producers Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Graham Roland (Fringe, Prison Break), will continue to serve as co-showrunners. Additionally, Krasinski, who also serves as an executive producer, will be reunited with Wendell Pierce who will reprise his role as James Greer in the eight-episode second season.
The show is produced by Paramount Television, Cuse’s Genre Arts, Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and David Ellison’s Skydance Television. Executive producing along with Cuse, Roland and Krasinski are Platinum Dune’s Bay, Andrew Form (Transformers), and Brad Fuller. Additionally, Lindsey Springer, Mace Neufeld (Patriot Games), Vince Calandra, Andrew Bernstein, and Skydance’s Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross will also executive produce the second season with Allyson Seeger serving as a co-executive producer.