Courtesy : TVLine
Actor Alan Ritchson, who is best known for his role as Thad Castle in Blue Mountain State has now bagged his next project.
In fact, this time it is in the lead role. Ritchson has been cast in the lead role in Amazon's upcoming series, Jack Reacher.
The series is based on the Lee Child book series. Season 1 of the new series will be based Child’s first Jack Reacher novel, The Killing Floor. Apart from his role in Blue Mountain State, Ritchson went on to reprise the role in the Kickstarter funded film “Blue Mountain State: Rise of Thadland,” which was released in 2016. He currently stars in the DC Universe series “Titans” as Hank Hall, a.k.a. Hawk. He also played Aquaman on the WB series “Smallville” early in his career.
On the film side, Ritchson appeared in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as well as both “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.”
Hailing from producers Amazon Studios, Skydance Television and Paramount Television Studios, “Jack Reacher” will be executive produced by Nick Santora, who will serve as writer and showrunner.