Amazon has placed the order for more Reacher. Per Variety, the series has already received an official renewal for season 2 on Prime Video just days after its debut on the streaming service. The renewal news follows Reacher strikingly hot with viewers becoming one of Prime Video’s top five most watched shows of all time, according to Amazon.
Reacher is based on the Jack Reacher novel series by Lee Child. Season 1 is based on the first novel in the series, Killing Floor, which was released in 1997. Alan Ritchson plays the lead role, and it seems like the fans took his version of Jack Reacher well. In the series, Jack Reacher, a military police investigator, recently entered civilian life when he was falsely accused of murder.
“The phenomenal debut of Reacher is a testament to Lee Child’s creation of one of entertainment’s most famous heroes, Nick Santora’s original approach to storytelling, Alan’s brilliant portrayal of the character, and the dedication of the talented people who worked tirelessly in front and behind the camera. to make such an undeniably bingeworthy series, ”said Amazon Salke, head of Amazon Studios, in a statement. “The global impact of ‘Reacher’ makes it one of Prime Video’s biggest series debuts, and we can not wait to bring fans a second season of their new favorite show.”
Showrunner Nick Santora adds: “The whole Reacher team — cast, production, writers, etc. — are so happy with the wonderful reception the program has received. Amazon, Skydance and Paramount were such fantastic partners and everyone is excited to roll up their sleeves and start working on what will be a great season 2. ”
Lee Child is delighted with the adjustment
Showrunner Nick Santora also serves as a writer and executive producer. Jack Reacher author Lee Child also serves as an executive producer alongside Don Granger, Scott Sullivan, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Bill Bost. Amazon Studios, Skydance TV and Paramount TV Studios produce.
“Partnership with Amazon Studios for Season 1 of Reacher was a total pleasure – they had our backs every step of the way, and it really shows, in every line and every frame. So I am delighted we will work together again for season 2, ”said Child. “This is very exciting news, and I can not wait to start. Reacher could not be in better hands. ”
Reacher stars Alan Ritchson, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, Chris Webster, Hugh Thompson, Maria Sten, Harvey Guillén, Kristin Kreuk, Currie Graham, Marc Bendavid, Willie C. Carpenter, Maxwell Jenkins and Bruce McGill. The second season has not set a release date, but you can watch the first season of Reacher on Prime Video.
Tom Cruise previously played the character in 2012’s Jack Reacher movie with his 2016 sequel Jack Reacher: Never go back. The new series is not related to these films. Fans were initially divided over Ritchson taking over the role for the series, but it seems he did very well in winning many of them with the new program’s debut.
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