In this version, Glover plays John Smith alongside Maya Erskine as Jane Smith
How do you remake the 2005 hit ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’? The romantic spy action film, which starred Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt as assassins “disguised” as a married couple, was a pop culture phenomenon. She grossed over $186 million at the box office as her co-stars’ romance played out in the tabloids.
Now, the film is being reimagined as an eight-episode series starring and produced by him Donald Glover. In this version, the Glover plays John Smith alongside Maya Erskine as Jane Smith.
In the series “Glover-Erskine“, “two lonely foreigners land a job with a mysterious spy agency that offers them a glorious life of espionage, wealth, travel and a dream house in Manhattan. The trap; New identities in an arranged marriage as Mr. and Mrs. John and Jane Smith,” reads the series description on Prime Video. “Now married, John and Jane take part in a high-risk mission each week while also facing a new milestone in their relationship. Their complicated cover story gets even more complicated when they fall in love. What is riskier: espionage or marriage?’.
In the 2005 film, Pitt and Jolie played two professional killers who met by chance on the job and quickly married.
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