In the remake of “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” the roles of the characters of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be played by British actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge and dark-skinned rapper Donald Glover. The latter revealed this to his Instagram.
The remake of the film will be made in series format, which will be released in 2022. The director will be Francesca Sloan, known for her work on “Fargo,” “Startup” and “Firsts.” The original film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” was released in 2005, directed by Doug Lyman. According to the plot, the main characters, spouses John and Jane, work as contract killers in secret from each other. At some point, they get orders for each other.
Donald Glover voiced a remake of the animated movie The Lion King. Beyonce, James Earl Jones, John Kanye, Keegan-Michael Key, and Chiwetel Ejiofor also took part in the voicing. It premiered in Russia on July 18, 2019. The film grossed $1 billion 656 million at the worldwide box office on a $260 million budget.