In February 2021, it was announced that Donald Glover (Atlanta) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) could be co-creating and starring in a Mr. and Mrs. Smith sequence for Prime Video. Nevertheless, final September, it was revealed that Waller-Bridge had exited the series. Since then, it has been a giant query of who would change her, and we now have a solution. Due to an interview with Glover for Interview Magazine, we all know his new co-star shall be Pen15 star and co-creator Maya Erskine.
The sequence shall be an adaptation of the 2005 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie film of the identical. The movie adopted a married couple who each maintain their secret identification as spies away from one another till a job brings them into one another’s crosshairs. Mr. and Mrs. Smith was directed by The Bourne Identification and Fringe of Tomorrow director Doug Liman primarily based on a script by X-Males: Days of Future Previous author Simon Kinberg.
Erskine is finest identified for co-creating and starring within the Hulu comedy sequence Pen15, for which she has obtained three Emmy nominations. She has additionally had recurring roles in reveals like Man Looking for Lady, Insecure, and Crossing Swords. Erskine can be seen in an as of but unrevealed position within the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars sequence Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Within the interview, which noticed Glover interviewing himself, he didn’t give plenty of particulars on the casting. He merely talked to himself, saying:
“Who’s Mrs. Smith now?”
“From Pen15? I like her.”
“Yeah. She’s dope.”
Definitely not plenty of info, however sufficient to get followers of each Glover and Erskine excited to see what they handle to do collectively. Glover additionally gave just a little little bit of perception on how writing the sequence has been going, saying: “It’s thrilling. I actually love the present. I’m writing the finale now.” Once more, whereas not plenty of info followers can anticipate high quality work from Glover and Erskine with their spectacular histories in each comedy and drama.
Nevertheless, regardless of Erskine being an thrilling addition to the sequence, it’s arduous to not marvel about what the sequence may need been if Waller-Bridge had stayed on reverse Glover. When the sequence was first introduced, followers have been excited to see them work collectively once more after seeing their chemistry on Solo: A Star Wars Story. Within the interview, Glover briefly commented on Waller-Bridge’s exit, calling it “traditional artistic variations.”
At the moment, there is no such thing as a launch date for Glover’s Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
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