Avengers: Endgame Directors Sign MGM Deal Including Michael B. Jordan Movie And Possibly Pink Panther

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It looks like Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo are heading over to Metro Goldwyn Meyer once they finish their two-part Avengers movie for Marvel.

Wanting a piece of Marvel's success for themselves, Metro Goldwyn Meyer has signed a new deal with the Russo Brothers and the director's AGBO Films company, bringing in the label to relaunch some of the studio's most iconic titles.


As per Deadline, the deal is going to have the Russos as the "spiritual creative architects" for some of the biggest properties in MGM's roster.

"MGM is focused on partnering with Hollywood's premier talent to bring amazing stories to life. Our partnership with AGBO demonstrates MGM's focus on creating alliances with today's most innovative and premier storytellers," MGM Chief Operating Officer Chris Brearton said in a statement,"Joe and Anthony's track record speaks for itself and we look forward to working with their team to bring new and exciting projects to life on the big and small screens."

The deal non-exclusive multi-picture creative partnership between the Russo's AGBO films and MGM, allowing the directorial duo to co-produce and produce a number of projects, one of which includes a feature starring Creed and Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan.

There were previous reports saying that Jordan was in talks for a "re-imagining" of The Thomas Crown Affair, a heist film starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, and Denis Leary released in 1999 (which is also a remake of a film of the same name released in 1968).


The deal could also result in the remakes of other major films like The Pink Panther, It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, and Poltergeist.

The Russo's next film, Avengers: Endgame, is set for release on April 26, 2019.

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