Tom Clancy is no stranger to action, espionage and thrills, as the award-winning writer had penned many of his works to become one of the most recognized literature giants of the 20th Century.
With many adaptations made from his sources in the form of films and games, slowly but surely a silver screen adaptation of the Rainbow Six book would be made in anticipation of many fans. With the film finally green-lit and in development, we may have a familiar face to add to the main cast.
Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds is being eyed for a lead role, likely in the form of John Clark, leader of the crack team of soldiers. The story follows the team going up against a series of terrorist attacks initiated by a mysterious organization that’s part of a greater conspiracy of threatening all of world order.
This will make Reynolds the third actor to take the helm of Clark, with previous interpretations by Willem Dafoe in 1994’s “Clear and Present Danger” and Liev Shreiber in 2002’s “The Sum of All Fears”.
Tom Hardy was also in talks of playing the character for Paramount Picture’s “Without Remorse” with no updates sine 2012. This may prove to be a more serious journey for Reynolds as opposed to Deadpool’s wisecracking and black comedy, with the spec ops leader facing death and seriousness in every corner of the eye.
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