Amazon officialy announced that, Childish Gambino, will be teaming up with Phoebe Waller-Bridge on a modernised version of Mr. & Mrs. Smith. TV series will be co-created by Fargo producer Francesca Sloan. Glover and Waller-Bridge will star as the married assassins in a TV-format expansion of the story.
“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.” – Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios said.
Waller-Bridge having signed a $20 million per year deal to create projects for the streaming service.
“Mr & 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.” – Jennifer Salke added.
The rebooted Mr. & Mrs. Smith will be available on Amazon Prime Video in 2022.