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The Russo Brothers Creating Global Event Series for Amazon



Amazon, today announced The Russo Brothers (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Infinity War) are creating a “global event series” for Amazon. Described as “a groundbreaking global television franchise”, in which “the Russo Brothers will have the creative freedom to oversee an ambitious concept meant to … redefine the boundaries of storytelling,” Amazon says. Few other details were offered about the project.

The Russo Brothers noted the project is “a massive, global TV adventure” and that they would be “sourcing talent from all around the world” per Deadline.

“The origin mothership series will function as a fire-starter to ignite the creation of multiple original local language and local production series. All of the local series are meant to enhance the entire entertainment experience and will be available for the viewer to deep dive into an imagined layered world.”

“The Russo Brothers have impacted the pop culture barometer of creative excellence with their vision for both Avengers: Infinity War and Captain America: Civil War,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “They brought a level of scale and execution to those films that has raised the bar for audiences everywhere and we can’t wait for them to do the same for us on this project for our Amazon Prime Customer. We are thrilled to be working with Joe and Anthony Russo and their AGBO Studios as they build this incredible, multifaceted, international franchise.”