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Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge cast in reboot of Mr & Mrs Smith

Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge have been cast in a reboot of Mr & Mrs Smith.

The Amazon series is based on the 2005 film of the same name, which starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Donald and Phoebe will star in and executive produce the series, which is set for release in 2022.

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Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said: “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.”

“Mr and Mrs Smith is an iconic property, and we can’t wait to see how Donald, Phoebe and Francesca make it their own.”

Executive producers Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer added: “Having had the pleasure of successful collaborations with the incredibly talented Donald Glover, most recently on Guava Island, we all started talking about other projects to do together and when he suggested the idea of a new take and iteration on the New Regency film, Mr & Mrs Smith, we jumped at the chance to get going right away.”

“Adding Phoebe and her company Wells Street Films as a collaborator and co-star takes everything up another level and makes the project worthy of a reimagining for both new audiences and past fans of the original film.”

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