AceShowbiz - %cRyan Reynolds% is reportedly circling an adaptation of Tom Clancy's novel "Rainbow Six". According to Deadline, the "Deadpool" actor has "loose discussions" to play the lead role in the upcoming action movie.
The project is developed by Akiva Goldsman. It focuses on John Clark, a mercenary originated in Clancy's popular Jack Ryan novel series. The character was played by %cWillem Dafoe% in a 1994 Jack Ryan movie called "Clear and Present Danger" and then portrayed by %cLiev Schreiber% in 2002's "The Sum of All Fears".
The latest Jack Ryan adaptation was released in 2014. "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" starred %cChris Pine% and %cKeira Knightley%. Now the character is being brought to the small screen by Amazon in a new series. %cJohn Krasinski% ("The Office") has landed the lead role.