Donald Glover’s subsequent mission has been revealed.
The “Atlanta” star is teaming up with Phoebe Waller-Bridge of “Fleabag” fame to create and star in a sequence primarily based on the 2005 film Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
Glover took to his Instagram story on Friday to announce that the sequence is coming to Amazon Prime Video in 2022. The teaser clip, impressed by the #SilhouetteChallenge, opens with Glover dancing to 24kGoldn’s “Temper” earlier than reducing to Waller-Bridge in her bed room as Doja Cat’s “Streets” begins to play.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a reboot of the 2005 action-comedy movie starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, which grossed $487 million worldwide. In response to The Hollywood Reporter, the sequence has quietly been within the works for months and stems from Waller-Bridge’s total take care of Amazon.
Francesca Sloane (“Atlanta,” “Fargo”) co-created the sequence and can function showrunner. New Regency’s Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer will government produce, together with Jenny Robins of Wells Road Movies.
Glover beforehand labored with Amazon Studios on Guava Island, his 2019 musical movie co-starring Rihanna.
The Emmy-winning actor-rapper, whose shock album 3.15.20 was launched almost a yr in the past, can also be gearing up for seasons three and 4 of “Atlanta.” The FX sequence is anticipated to resume production early this yr after the pandemic pressured its delay.