Varun Dhawan to Star in Indian Spinoff of Russo Brothers‘ ’Citadel’ Series for Amazon
The Russo brothers have found their star for the Indian installment of the mega-budget action spy series Citadel. Bollywood star Varun Dhawan will lead the cast of the AGBO-produced Indian series for Amazon Prime Video, the Russos revealed Tuesday. The still untitled Indian project is set within the Russo’s “Citadel universe,” a sprawling series franchise that spans […]
Russo Brothers, ‘Hunters’ Creator to Chronicle FTX Implosion for Amazon
The rise and fall of cryptocurrency platform FTX is getting the series treatment at Amazon. The tech giant’s Prime Video streaming service has landed an eight-episode limited series about FTX from Joe and Anthony Russo’s AGBO. Hunters creator David Weil will write the first episode, and the Russos are in talks to direct. The project […]
Russo Bros.’ Amazon Series ‘Citadel’ Creative Overhaul Balloons Budget to $200M-Plus (Exclusive)
It was set to be a flagship Amazon Prime Video series, with top Hollywood talent guiding what was envisioned as a major franchise for the ecommerce giant. However, cost overruns and creative differences are plaguing a series that has quietly become one of the most expensive shows ever produced. Meet Citadel, a global event series […]
Jon Favreau Argued Against the Decision to Kill Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man in ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ Russo Brothers Say
Jon Favreau, the director behind the film that established the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 2008’s Iron Man, wasn’t so sure the hero should have died in Avengers: Endgame, according to the Russo brothers. In a video interview with Vanity Fair, Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo discussed some of their most memorable scenes on projects like […]
Russo Bros on ‘Everything Everywhere,’ ‘The Gray Man’ and Working With Netflix: “Nobody Bothers You”
Bringing the phrase “going with your gut” to an altogether new level, Anthony and Joe Russo picked the location of their office for its proximity to pasta. Once regulars at L.A.-based chef Steve Samson’s late Westside outpost Sotto, the duo scored an early invite to his Italian follow-up, Rossoblu, in 2017 — the same year […]
Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans in Netflix’s ‘The Gray Man’: Film Review
The Russo brothers go big again with a spy-vs-spy thriller starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas.
Russo Bros.’ AGBO Ups Film Exec, Adds TV Hire (Exclusive)
AGBO, the independent production banner headed by Anthony and Joe Russo and producer Mike Larocca, has upped Kassee Whiting to svp of film and has hired Alessandra Mamán as vp of television. Whiting, who joined AGBO in 2018 after positions at Open Road and Summit Entertainment, recently produced the high-concept horror-thriller All Fun and Games, […]
Russo Brothers Shingle AGBO Hires Scott Nemes to Head Television
AGBO — the production shingle run by Anthony and Joe Russo and producer Mike Larocca — has hired a trio of executives. Scott Nemes has been tapped as president of television, Marian Koltai-Levine as president of marketing and communications, and Rik Toulon as general counsel. Nemes joins the company from NBCUniversal, where he most recently […]
Michelle Yeoh in ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’: Film Review | SXSW 2022
A Chinese American laundromat owner fretting over a tax audit gets pulled into a violent multiverse clash in this sci-fi adventure comedy by the filmmaking team known as Daniels.
Joe and Anthony Russo’s AGBO Sells $400M Stake to Nexon
AGBO, the artist-led independent banner led by Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo, has received a $400 million minority investment from Nexon Co., the Japanese video game maker. The deal, which values AGBO at $1.1 billion as Nexon takes a 38 percent stake, will accelerate the global expansion of Nexon’s existing and new franchise […]
Regé-Jean Page to Star in Netflix Heist Film From Noah Hawley and The Russo Bros.
After becoming a global star with Netflix’s Bridgerton, Regé-Jean Page is staying in business with the streaming service for a new heist thriller. The untitled project hails from writer-director Noah Hawley, the prolific TV creator known for Fargo and Legion. Hawley will produce via his 26 Keys alongside AGBO’s Joe and Anthony Russo and Mike […]
‘Cherry’: Film Review
Tom Holland plays a Cleveland college dropout who spirals into drug addiction and crime after coming home from Iraq with PTSD in the Russo Brothers' drama 'Cherry,' based on Nico Walker's novel.