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Branagh moves from Shakespeare to action movies

By Laurie Bennett

January 15, 2014 at 4:45pm

Branagh moves from Shakespeare to action movies

While many moviegoers (particularly the Harry Potter crowd) know him best as an actor, Kenneth Branagh is building an impressive list of directorial credits.

His most recent, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” opens Friday.

Unlike many of Branagh’s earlier efforts, the writer is not Will Shakespeare. The new film is based on a character created by Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of military thrillers who died last October.

Chris Pine portrays the title character. In addition to Branagh, the cast includes Keira Knightley and Kevin Costner.

The image at right shows major films Branagh has directed, including two with ex-wife Emma Thompson. Here’s the interactive version.

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