Jack Reacher TV Series in the Works at Amazon

Kirsten Howard Jul 16, 2019

A Tom Cruise-less Jack Racher TV series is in development at Amazon.

Jack Reacher is officially done with Tom Cruise. Variety confirms that Lee Child's 100 million+ selling Jack Reacher books are set to be adapted into a new TV series at Amazon, which apparently scored the rights in a bidding war.

Furthermore, Amazon has tapped Nick Santora (Scorpion) to write the series, and be its showrunner, with Jack Reacher and Mission: Impossible - Fallout director Christopher McQuarrie among its executive producers. It'll form a noted duo of "Jack" projects at Amazon, as Skydance and Paramount Television - responsible for John Krasinski's Jack Ryan - are also onboard the production.

Lee Child warned fans that Jack Reacher was heading for television, and not another movie, last year.

"Cruise, for all his talent, didn’t have that physicality," the author told BBC News. "So what I

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