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Donald Glover (“Atlanta”) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) will create and star in “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”, a new series based on the 2005 New Regency film. Glover and Waller-Bridge will also serve as executive producers, with co-creator and executive producer Francesca Sloane (“Atlanta”, “Fargo”), who will serve as showrunner, and executive producers Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer (New Regency), and Jenny Robins (Wells Street Films).
The 2005 feature film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”, from New Regency and starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, grossed $487 million worldwide during its release.
“Talk about the dream team! Donald and Phoebe are two of the most talented creators and performers in the world. It’s truly a dream for us, as it will be for our global audience, to have these two forces of nature collaborating as a powerhouse creative team,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “Mr. and Mrs. Smith is an iconic property, and we can’t wait to see how Donald, Phoebe and Francesca make it their own. We’re thrilled to be working with them, and with such great partners at New Regency.”
From Amazon Studios and New Regency, “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.