Actor Wagner Moura (“Illuminadas”) has joined the cast of the series based on the film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”. The name of the Brazilian was leaked this Thursday (22/9) from Variety magazine, along with that of the American Parker Posey (“Lost in Space”).
Their roles have not been confirmed, but would be recurring appearances, joining the series’ protagonists, Donald Glover (“Atlanta”) and Maya Erskine (“PEN15”), who will live the title couple, played in the films by Brad Pitt and Angelina. Jolie.
The cast also includes Michaela Coel (“I May Destroy You”), John Turturro and Paul Dano (both of “Batman”).
As in the film, the series will show John and Jane Smith, a seemingly normal couple who are hiding a secret. The two are hired assassins for rival companies and the truth only comes to light when they are unknowingly commissioned to kill each other.
In addition to acting, Glover is writing the screenplay with Francesca Sloane, who works with the actor on “Atlanta” and is announced as co-creator of the project.
The studio in charge is New Regency, in charge of the 2005 film, in partnership with Amazon Studios.
The series, which will be made available by Amazon Prime Video, does not yet have a preview date.