Reacher is a brand new series. It is all set to stream on Amazon Prime Video from February 4, 2022. The series is based on the Jack Reacher book series. The book series is written by Lee Child. It is a crime thriller television series. The series will consist of a total of eight episodes. It is being said that the series will be based on the Lee child’s debut novel Killing Floor. The plot of the series will be full of thrills. The star cast of the series includes Alan Ritchson, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, Chris Webster, Bruce McGill, Maria Sten, and Hugh Thompson. In the series, Alan Ritchson will play the role of Jack Reacher. The book Killing Floor was published in 1997. The book received a great response from the readers. Author Lee Child was awarded the Barry Award and the Anthony Award for this book. The book unveiled the character of Jack Reacher. The book Killing Floor has three prequel books. The first book titled The Enemy was published in 2004. The second book titled Night School was published in 2016 and the third book titled The Affair was published in 2011. All these books reveal the story before Killing Floor.
Earlier two movies were made based on Lee Child’s book. The movie performed really well at the box office but fans were not satisfied. Fans did connect to the character of Jack Reacher. In the book, his character is portrayed as 6 foot 5 tall and muscular. But fans felt that the casting did not do justice to the character of Jack Reacher. The movie was titled Jack Reacher. It was released in 2012. The character of Jack Reacher was played by actor Tom Cruise. Other star cast of the movie included Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo, Robert Duvall. The movie was followed by a sequel titled Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. It was released in 2016. Tom Cruise reprised the role of Jack Reacher in the movie. Other star cast included Cobie Smulders, Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, Holt McCallany, and Robert Knepper. Both these movies performed well. But still, fans did not like Tom Cruise in the role of Jack Reacher.
In a recent interview writer, Lee Child appreciated Alan Ritchson. He shared that Jack Reacher fans would really like Alan. He has played the role brilliantly. He got better with every scene. Lee Child feels that the new series will perform really well and Jack Reacher fans would surely love this series. The story of the series revolves around Jack Reacher who is a military man. He teams up with local cops. He is going to investigate the murder that happened in Georgia. The character of Jack Reacher is quite popular among thriller book readers. It is expected that the series will be as good as the movies and receive the same response from the audience.