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Star Trek’s new Kirk Chris Pine is currently shooting on another big role for Jack Ryan. In a new interview promoting Rise of the Guardians, Pine discussed the differences in stepping into Jack Ryan’s shoes to Kirk’s space boots, noting how William Shatner is more iconic. Watch the video bellow.
Pine: William Shatner’s Kirk More Iconic Than Ford/Baldwin/Affleck’s Ryan
Speaking to Digital Spy, Chris Pine contrasted the challenges of taking on the roles of James T. Kirk in Star Trek and Jack Ryan (for Jack Ryan). Pine said.
"Star Trek has a very fervent, avid fanbase that is very protective of their characters and their stories. Jack Ryan not so much…Obviously William Shatner put an iconic stamp on that role. Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck [all played Ryan] … it seems to be more easily changeable."
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