Peter Fonda Joins Amazon’s “Jack Ryan” Series

Acting legend Peter Fonda is set for a key role opposite Abbie Cornish and John Krasinski in the straight-to-series drama “Jack Ryan” for Amazon Studios.

“Lost” co-showrunner Carlton Cuse and writer Graham Roland are re-teaming on this adaptation of author Tom Clancy’s book series which has been adapted to the big screen five times to date.

Fonda will guest star and potentially recur as the father of Jack’s love interest Cathy Mueller (Cornish) in the series in which centers on young CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Krasinski) who is thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time and uncovers a pattern in terrorist communications revealing a potential global threat.

Platinum Dunes, Skydance Media and Paramount TV are producing the modern revamp of the property which “The Imitation Game” developer Morten Tyldum is helming. Mace Neufeld and Lindsey Springer also will produce.

Source: Deadline