Hollywood gossips say Marvel and Paramount Pictures are in discussions to cast Star Trek alum Chris Pine in the role of superhero avenger Steve Rogers in the forthcoming box office blockbuster, Captain America. The film is scheduled for release on July 22, 2011.
Chris Pine became a household name playing Captain Kirk in the summer blockbuster Star Trek, now the handsome actor is stepping into a role made famous by Hollywood staples Harrison Ford, Alec Baldwin, and Ben Affleck — Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.
The 29-year-old will play the CIA analyst in a revival of the series based on the popular Tom Clancy novels, according to Variety.
“Tom Clancy created an unforgettable character with Jack Ryan,” Paramount Film Group president Adam Goodman told the trade paper Wednesday. “With Chris in this role, we’ve taken our first step in creating a re-boot that lives up to the successful lineage of the franchise.”
Baldwin was the first to play Ryan in 1990′s The Hunt for Red October. Ford played him in 1992′s Patriot Games and 1994′s Clear and Present Danger. Most recently, Ben Affleck took over the role in the 2002 hit The Sum of All Fears.
Actor Chris Pine — who shot to stardom this year with a starring role in the summer box office blockbuster Star Trek — has reportedly ended his brief romance with MTV reality personality Audrina Patridge after growing uncomfortable with the intense amount of media attention garnered by news of their relationship. Read the rest of this entry »
Audrina Patridge has slammed recent reports romantically linking her to Star Trek actor Chris Pine.
The Hills actress tells Access Hollywood that she is still single despite being seated next to Pine at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.
“I can only say that I’m single, I’m single!” she said.
Audrina added that she has no idea why Pine was seated next to her during the ceremony.
“I had no idea he was sitting there,” she added.
Star Trek’s new Captain Kirk has embarked on a new top secret mission to win the heart of a reality TV star.
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