Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are no strangers. Not for the general public, nor for each other. And soon fans will be able to admire them together again. The two actors will play in the reboot of Mr. + Mrs. Smith.
Mr. + Mrs. Smith was released into the world in 2005. Doug Liman’s film was a huge success and was also the beginning of the relationship between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The two could be seen as a couple of hitmen, although they did not know that about each other.
In continuation to Mr. + Mrs. Smith?
Angelina Jolie has years after the release of Mr. + Mrs. Smith let it be known that she and Brad Pitt were open to a sequel. But none of the suggested scripts were good enough. Director Doug Liman tried to start a series around the story himself, but it was not picked up anywhere.
But now Amazon Prime seems to be making a new attempt. And it looks very promising. Because none other than Donald Glover (Atlanta, The Lion King) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) will appear there. Moreover, it cannot be ruled out that the two will also co-write the series.
Amazon Studios announced the news itself through top woman Jennifer Salke. She shared a video of Glover and Waller-Bridge on Instagram. Those who scroll further will read the following. “Mr. + Mrs. Smith, Donald Glover x Phoebe Waller-Bridge ”. The two actors were previously seen together in Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Salke also announced that Francesca Sloane (The First) comes up with the series. Donald Glover (also known as Childish Gambino) had already shared that news via Instagram Stories. The reboot of Mr. + Mrs. Smith will be released on Amazon Prime Video in the course of 2022.