‘Reacher’: Meet Your New Favorite Action Hero In The Amazon Series Trailer

He’s polite, charming, and recycles. Also, no one can beat him in a fight. It will premiere on the streaming platform on February 4.

Jack Reacher. Deceased parents. Retired from the Army. Bronze star, silver star and a purple heart. What’s a guy like this doing in Margrave? “The newly released trailer for Reacher introduces us to the ultimate new hero of the Amazon Prime Video series. Based on the well-known novels by Lee Child, the fiction takes a new approach to the character and sends him to a small town in Georgia to solve a case.

The ex-military man and veteran military police investigator travels like a nomad, without a telephone and removed from everyday life. You are exploring the nation you served in a bygone age, but your duty haunts you. Fate takes him to Margrave, a small town that has just experienced its first murder in 20 years. Witnesses place Reacher at the scene of the crime and he must prove his innocence.

As he delves into the investigation, he will discover that there is a whole conspiracy that he did not have. Jack Reacher is willing to get to the bottom of the matter and prove to whoever set him up that he has messed with the wrong man.

In addition to the Child series of novels, we all know the character from Tom Cruise’s portrayal in Christopher McQuarrie’s film. Jack Reacher. A few years later he would bring it to life again in the sequel, Never go back. Now he passes the baton on to Alan Ritchson, an American actor known for his role in Blue Mountain State and Blood Drive, in addition to being secondary in other series with greater international impact such as Smallville.

Ritchson was not the first choice for the role. As he himself tells in an interview with Collider, the team wanted someone with the same physique described in the novels – “1.95 meters and 113 kilos” – something that he did not have. On his first audition, he did something different than what they had in mind, but the casting directors rechecked the tapes and gave him another chance: “The closer I got to the role, the more familiar the footage from me became. Reacher. I’ve really fallen in love. I have read all the books. Reacher he sets the bar very high, I’m very excited to be a part of this. “

If fiction works, it may have a long way to go. The series consists of 25 volumes and, to date, has sold more than 60 million copies worldwide. McQuarrie, the director who was in charge of the film version of Cruise, will serve as producer here alongside Don Granger and Scott Sullivan.

Reacher will be available on Amazon Prime Video as of February 4, 2022.

If you want to be up to date and receive the premieres in your mail, sign up for our Newsletter