In what might be the most interesting pairing of the year, Donald Glover (Atlanta) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) are collaborating the new Amazon series Mr. & Mrs. Smith. According to Glover, the series is set to debut on the streaming service sometime in 2022.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project is a reboot of the Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie 2005 film of the same name. Waller-Bridge and Glover are set to create and star. Co-creating the series with them is Francesca Sloane (Atlanta, Fargo) who will also serve as the showrunner.
The original film took in $487 million worldwide, which was like based on the start power involved at the time and not the films concept. Amazon is baking on the popularity of the two Emmy-award winners who are most known for writing material for themselves not working together.