Kevin Costner Gets Second Chance at 'Jack Ryan' Movie

Chris Pine plays the role Costner was once offered in new film.
3:00 | 01/17/14

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Right after the denim jacket. Jack ryan created by tom clancy back with a new adventure and a new actor, chris pine plays jack ryan and joins forces with kevin costner's character. Reporter: Jack ryan is back for a fifth install many. We have kevin costner playing the older wiser spy master and young chris pine as jack, the all-american hero. There's a guy who after 9/11 sees a wrong that he needs to right. I knew he gave the movie a real chance because jack ryan is somebody that has to hole the screen. Reporter: Pine does that and more. Those blue eyes and this guyan really ago. Can we have a minute, please. Reporter: And he's fearless, you've got to be playing a role once filled by harrison ford and alec baldwin. The bomb is in play. Buckle up. Reporter: I've had some experience with "star trek." You start thinking about the expectations of fans or executives or you're just going to put yourself in a hole. You sold this as an office job. Reporter: He dumps him in a deep hole? I put him in a position where I think he can succeed and at that point things unravel. Reporter: You were once offered the jack ryan role? I was. But you hear a lot in life, don't worry things will come back to you. It was really meant for you, it'll come back to you. It did. In a really interesting way. Reporter: He's happy to play alongside young mr. Pine. Costner liked the director kenneth branagh with shakespearean pedigree that stars as the movie's afternoon villain. Think of yourselves as direct. Perhaps you are just rude. Reporter: The message I got from the film, russians still make good baddies. It has something to do with the accent. Doesn't make sense to pick on sing pore. Reporter: For "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. Thanks.

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