Reacher - Amazon TV series 2022

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well we know that season 2 is greenlight with filming to being this summer with possible airing early next year, but current rumor is suggesting that they plan to shoot season 2 and 3 back to back, even thought there is no official word that season 3 is approved.
 
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Yes, it's brilliant. We smashed it out over 2 or 3 nights
I've read the book (which wasn't amazing) and watched the first 3 or 4 episodes and it's just OK so far, does it get better? The guy playing Reacher is a pretty awful actor and just walks around robotically alot - they've deviated quite alot from the book at times, mostly for the worse.

I'm not sure I can be bothered to finish it at this point.
 
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I haven't read the books but if it's live everything else, it wont be as good as the book.

We went into it expecting a shut your brain off action series and got what we expected. It's predictable and the story is more or less forgetable but there are a few nice action scenes. I was probably overstating it saying it was brilliant but we both really enjoyed it.

He's no Jack Bauer but it was good fun.
 
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I've just been watching this, wanted some cheesy/mindless action movie type TV and this seems to fit the bill nicely.

I've not read the books (am assuming they're like "airport novel" type books?), this TV series certainly isn't on a par with the likes of Bosch (which is frankly excellent).

I have seen the first film and didn't mind the Tom Cruise/short thing, if anything it was more interesting to have Reacher as an unassuming guy who is highly skilled/competent at fighting rather than this massive muscular bloke that apparently random average height goons are still quite happy to take a swing at.

Obvs it's not big on being realistic, it's just a cheesy, watch the hero beat the bad guys, get the girl etc.. type thing.
 
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I've just been watching this, wanted some cheesy/mindless action movie type TV and this seems to fit the bill nicely.

I've not read the books (am assuming they're like "airport novel" type books?), this TV series certainly isn't on a par with the likes of Bosch (which is frankly excellent).

I have seen the first film and didn't mind the Tom Cruise/short thing, if anything it was more interesting to have Reacher as an unassuming guy who is highly skilled/competent at fighting rather than this massive muscular bloke that apparently random average height goons are still quite happy to take a swing at.

Obvs it's not big on being realistic, it's just a cheesy, watch the hero beat the bad guys, get the girl etc.. type thing.

Big Reacher is book accurate, he's a man mountain.

Books are dumb AF but really enjoyable page turners - exactly as you describe (I always take the newest on on my holidays for beach reading)!
 
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