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The Terminal List — release date, cast, plot, trailer, first looks, and all about Chris Pratt’s new thriller

The Terminal List on Prime Video stars Chris Pratt asLieutenant James Reece.
The Terminal List on Prime Video stars Chris Pratt asLieutenant James Reece. (Image credit: Getty)

The Terminal List arriving on Prime Video in July follows Lieutenant James Reece, played by Jurassic Park and The Tomorrow War star Chris Pratt, who sees his entire platoon ambushed during a high-stakes covert mission. 

A shellshocked James later returns home frustrated by his conflicting memories of the ambush and questioning whether he is to blame. But it soon becomes clear there are dark forces at play and they will go to any lengths to ensure the truth stays hidden. 

Based on the bestselling book The Terminal List by Jack Carr, the series also features Jeanne Tripplehorn and Constance Wu and will also see Chris Pratt in an executive producer role. 

So here's everything we can tell you so far about The Terminal List on Amazon Prime Video...

The Terminal List  release date

All eight episodes of The Terminal List will premiere worldwide on July 1 2022 on Prime Video. 

Is there a trailer for The Terminal List? 

Yes Amazon Prime Video just released a trailer for The Terminal List so you can take a good look at Chris Pratt in action. See below.

The Terminal List plot

The action in The Terminal List follows Lieutenant Commander James Reece (Pratt) whose team is killed in a catastrophic ambush during his last combat deployment. 

The incident also costs the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. Then, as a traumatized James returns home he learns that those closest to him have been murdered and realizes he’s at the heart of a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. 

As a result, James is left with nothing to lose and so he vows to put the lessons he’s learned over a decade of combat warfare to good use and to avenge the deaths of those he loved. 

Chris Pratt as Lieutenant Commander James Reece in 'The Terminal List.

Chris Pratt as Lieutenant Commander James Reece in 'The Terminal List'. (Image credit: Prime Video)

The Terminal List cast — Chris Pratt as James Preece

Chris Pratt, who plays James Preece in The Terminal List, starred in last year’s post-apocalyptic series The Tomorrow War. No stranger to playing an action hero, he’s had roles in the Jurassic Park franchise, Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. He’s also played comedy turns including Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation and Fletcher in the film Bride Wars. Chris has also been in The O.C, Passengers, The Magnificent Seven and voiced the character of Emmet in the Lego movies. 

'The Tomorrow War' Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt in The Tomorrow War. (Image credit: Amazon Prime Video)

Who else is starring in the Terminal List?

The Terminal List also sees appearances from the following actors...

Constance Wu as Katie Buranek 
Constance plays fearless war correspondent Katie Buranek. She starred as Rachel Chu in the 2018 movie Crazy Rich Asians. Constance has also been in Eastsiders, Fresh Off The Boat, and Hustlers

Jai Courtney as Steve Horn 
Jai takes on the role of billionaire businessman Steve Horn. Australian actor Jai played Eric in Divergent and has gone on to star In The Suicide Squad and Terminator Genisys. He was also in the series Stateless and Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Jeanne Tripplehorn as Secretary of Defense Lorraine Hartley 
Jeanne shot to fame in the 1992 movie Basic Instinct playing Dr Beth Garner alongside Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas. She plays Sylvia in the TV series The Gilded Age by Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes and won an Emmy nomination for the movie Grey Gardens. Jeanne also had roles in Waterworld, The Firm, Mickey Blue Eyes as well as the TV series Big Love, Undone, Electric City, and Mrs. America

* Other stars in the series include John Carter star Taylor Kitsch, Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury Road), Arlo Mertz (Mank) and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son Patrick Schwarzenegger (Scream Queens). 

Nicholas Cannon
Nicholas Cannon

I'm a huge fan of television so I really have found the perfect job, as I've been writing about TV shows, films and interviewing major television, film and sports stars for over 25 years. I'm currently TV Content Director on What's On TV, TV Times, TV and Satellite Week magazines plus Whattowatch.com. I previously worked on Woman and Woman's Own in the 1990s. Outside of work I swim every morning, support Charlton Athletic football club and get nostalgic about TV shows Cagney & Lacey, I Claudius, Dallas and Tenko. I'm totally on top of everything good coming up too.