Chris Pratt is making a return to television by starring and executive producing a new drama series for Amazon Studios.
Deadline reported that the Guardians of the Galaxy star shopped the series, based on the Jck Carr series of novels, to several streamers before it landed at Amazon. The Terminal List will be directed and executive produced by Antion Fuqua. Fuqua is the director of films like The Equalizer, Training Day, Olympus has Fallen and directed Pratt in the remake of The Magnificent Seven.
According to Deadline; The Terminal List follows James Reece (Pratt) after his entire platoon of Navy SEALs is ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. Reece returns home to his family with conflicting memories of the event and questions about his culpability. However, as new evidence comes to light, Reece discovers dark forces working against him, endangering not only his life but the lives of those he loves.
Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL and Special Ops team leader and the production will rely on veterans to bring a sense of authenticity to the series. Veterans are part of the writing staff and will be included in multiple aspects of the production.