Regé-Jean Page and Glen Powell will star in TV series about Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid for Amazon. diversity has confirmed with sources.
The untitled series is executive produced by The Russo Brothers under their AGBO production banner. Kaz and Ryan Firpo, who most recently worked on Marvel’s The Eternals, will write. A showrunner is currently being sought. According to sources, deals are still pending for the series and talks are ongoing.
Full plot details are being kept under wraps, but it is known that Page will play Cassidy while Powell will play The Sundance Kid. Both actors will also serve as executive producers on the show in addition to starring. AGBO’s Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Otstot and Scott Nemes will also serve as executive directors.
Representatives of those involved did not respond immediately diversity‘s request for comment.
Page is best known for his breakout role in the first season of the Netflix series Bridgerton. He recently collaborated with the Russos on their Netflix action film The Gray Man. He will also star in the upcoming Paramount feature Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.
Powell recently starred in the blockbuster sequel Top Gun: Maverick as Lt. Jake “Hangman” Seresin. His other feature credits include The Expendables 3 and Everybody Wants Some. On television, he has starred in shows such as Scream Queens and the Netflix animated series Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous.
The site is represented by CAA, The Artists Partnership, Johnson Shapiro and Shelter PR. Powell is represented by CAA, Johnson Shapiro and the Initiative Group. The Russos are repeated by CAA and Rogers & Cowan. The Firpos are represented by CAA, LBI Entertainment and Yorn Levine Barnes.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, two true American Wild West outlaws, were best known portrayed on screen by Paul Newman and Robert Redford, respectively, in the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The film is considered a classic and was ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the greatest American films of all time.
The Hollywood Reporter first broke news about the series.
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