Reacher TV Series Overview (2022)


Introduction

Reacher is an American crime thriller television series based on the book series Jack Reacher by Lee Child (see films 2012 and 2016).

The eight-episode first season, based on Killing Floor, is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 04 February 2022.

Jack Reacher was arrested for murder and now the police need his help.

Outline

When retired Military Police Officer Jack Reacher is arrested for a murder he did not commit, he finds himself in the middle of a deadly conspiracy full of dirty cops, shady businessmen and scheming politicians. With nothing but his wits, he must figure out what is happening in Margrave, Georgia.

Cast

  • Alan Ritchson as Jack Reacher.
    • Maxwell Jenkins as Young Reacher.
  • Malcolm Goodwin as Oscar Finley, Margrave Police Department Chief Detective.
  • Willa Fitzgerald as Roscoe Conklin.
  • Chris Webster as KJ.
  • Bruce McGill as Mayor Grover Teale.
  • Maria Sten as Frances Neagley.
  • Hugh Thompson as Baker.
  • Kristin Kreuk as Charlie.
  • Marc Bendavid as Hubble.
  • Willie C. Carpenter as Mosley.
  • Currie Graham as Kliner Sr.
  • Harvey Guillén as Jasper.

Production

Development

On 15 July 2019, a TV series adaptation of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series was announced in 2019 by Amazon and Scorpion creator Nick Santora is set to write, showrun, and produce the series through Paramount Television and Skydance Media. On 14 January 2020, the TV series was greenlit with Don Granger, Scott Sullivan, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross, and Christopher McQuarrie will executive produce the series along with Child, and the first season will adapt the Killing Floor novel. In July 2021, it was announced M. J. Bassett had joined the series as a director. The series is scheduled to be released on 04 February 2022.

Casting

On 04 September 2020, Alan Ritchson was cast as the titular role. On 22 March 2021, Malcolm Goodwin, Willa Fitzgerald, and Chris Webster were cast as series regulars. On 19 May 2021, Bruce McGill, Maria Sten, and Hugh Thompson joined the main cast. On 11 June 2021, Kristin Kreuk, Marc Bendavid, Willie C. Carpenter, Currie Graham, Harvey Guillén, and Maxwell Jenkins joined cast in undisclosed capacities.

Filming

Principal shooting of season 1 took place between 15 April and 30 July 2021 in Toronto.

Jack Reacher Series

  • Series 01 (2022):
    • Episode 01.
    • Episode 02.
    • Episode 03.
    • Episode 04.
    • Episode 05.
    • Episode 06.
    • Episode 07.
    • Episode 08.

You can find a full index and overview of the Jack Reacher films and TV series here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Norberto Barba … (1 episode).
    • Lin Oeding … (1 episode).
  • Producer(s):
    • David Ellison … executive producer (7 episodes, 2022).
    • Nick Santora … executive producer / executive producer (7 episodes, 2022).
    • Lee Child … executive producer (1 episode, 2022).
    • Dana Goldberg … executive producer (1 episode, 2022).
    • Don Granger … executive producer (1 episode, 2022).
    • Christopher McQuarrie … executive producer (1 episode, 2022).
    • Marcy Ross … executive producer (1 episode, 2022).
    • Scott Sullivan … executive producer (1 episode, 2022).
  • Writer(s):
    • Scott Sullivan … (3 episodes).
    • Aadrita Mukerji … (producer) (1 episode, 2022).
    • Lee Child … (unknown episodes).
    • Nick Santora … (unknown episodes).
  • Music:
    • Tony Morales … (8 episodes, 2022).
  • Cinematography:
    • Ronald Plante … (4 episodes, 2022).
  • Editor(s):
    • Christopher Donaldson … (1 episode, 2022).
  • Production:
    • Amazon Studios.
    • Blackjack Films Inc.
    • Paramount Television.
    • Skydance Television.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Amazon Prime Video (2022) (USA) (video) (VOD).
  • Release Date:
    • Series 01: 04 February 2022 (all eight episodes).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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