Reacher actor Alan Ritchson explains how he staged the memorable jail brawl from season 1 without the use of a stunt double. Reacher is based on a collection of Lee Child books that have already been made into films starring Tom Cruise. The Reacher series on Amazon Prime provides viewers with a more realistic depiction of the Ritchson character than what is seen in the books. Reacher gets involved in a murder investigation in Margrave, Georgia, where he collaborates with local law enforcement to clear his name, as shown in the character’s first novel Killing Floor, which was adapted for the first season of the television program.
In a brand-new clip from the Reacher season 1 physical Blu-ray and DVD release, Collider describes the jail brawl. Ritchson discusses how the 5-on-1 bathroom battle was set up in the documentary “Realizing Reacher” to enable him to complete it without the help of a stunt double, giving the action more credibility. In order to draw in viewers, the physical media release also includes 30 minutes of behind-the-scenes content that includes an extensive interview with Child about the novels. Watch Ritchson discuss the jail brawl in the video below:
Reacher Season 2: What to Expect
Reacher’s first season, which was adapted from the series’s first book, gave viewers the same opportunity to get to know the character that readers had. As a result, viewers learned about Richtson’s character’s intriguing ways and how they related to the other characters on the Reacher program. As a consequence, many fans and even new viewers found the first season to be interesting because they were curious to see how Reacher would grow and, ultimately, clear his reputation.
In order to adapt the 11th novel, Bad Luck and Trouble, Reacher’s second season jumps ahead in the timeline of the series. The most significant shift here is that Reacher will connect with numerous folks who are more familiar with his background if season 2 stays true to the book. Reacher’s U.S. Army 110th MP Special Investigation Unit is represented in the novel, giving them the chance to further develop his past. Nevertheless, depending on how the series’ creators handle the season, this may lessen some of the mystique that surrounds him.
Only one other character, Frances Neagley played by Maria Sten, may return in the second season besides Reacher. In Bad Luck and Trouble, Reacher and Neagley are investigating the death of a former coworker, which forces them to rejoin their old squad. Reacher could have a support team for his new inquiry thanks to this unusual arrangement, in contrast to the previous season, which depicted him as a suspect with minimal assistance. Even so, Reacher’s popularity on Amazon Prime means that when the second season premieres in 2023, viewers will undoubtedly return.