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Joe & Anthony Russo Follow Record Setting ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With Agbo Launch & Cannes Pics — Deadline Disruptors

Joe & Anthony Russo Follow Record Setting ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With Agbo Launch & Cannes Pics — Deadline Disruptors

Joe and Anthony Russo are riding high—about as high as it’s possible to get—as their superhero showdown Avengers: Endgame surpassed $2.5B in global gross to sink Titanic and take second place with Avatar in sight for the all time top grossing film. The brothers have spent the last seven years at Marvel working with screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely on two Captain America films and two Avengers films, which, by the time the latest is done, will have grossed in excess of $6 billion.

So what a time it is for the Russos to jump out of their safety zone by launching full steam ahead with their monied production company Agbo, through which they’ll develop, produce and co-finance films, TV series and other projects—including remakes of certain MGM properties such as The Thomas Crown Affair, which is being developed as a vehicle for Michael B. Jordan.

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