'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan' revives hero for delivery by Amazon

John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce in 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan'

(CNN)After five movies featuring the character at various stages of his career, "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" shrinks him down to fit on Amazon, in more ways than one. John Krasinski is a strong choice to capture the terrorist-battling hero in his formative years, but the resulting series feels a bit too much like "Homeland" meets "The Young Indiana Jon