Emmy winners Donald Glover (Atlanta) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) are joining forces for a new Amazon Prime series based on the 2005 film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Amazon Has announced . Glover and Waller-Bridge will co-star in the series together and co-create it as well, along with Francesca Sloane (Fargo), who will serve as showrunner.
“Talk about the dream team!” Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke gushed in a statement. “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.”
The original Mr. and Mrs. Smith film, which hit theaters in 2005, starred Pitt and Jolie as a married pair of secret assassins who are hired to kill each other.