Tom Holland in talks for Russo Brothers’ directorial ‘Cherry’

Angelo Anderson
March 14, 2019

(Though they also report that this is the first non-Marvel feature directing gig for the duo, which is only true if you ignore You, Me and Dupree; Welcome to Collinwood; and Pieces.) It will, however, be the brothers' first feature film following up on their success in the Captain America and Avengers franchises, as we wrote up back in August. According to Variety, he's in talks to star in a big screen adaptation of Nico Walker's bank-robbing novel Cherry. He will be in Mumbai in the month of April.

Joe and Anthony Russo, who joined the MCU with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, became Marvel's choice to helm the two biggest films in the universe: last year's Avengers: Infinity War and its upcoming follow-up, Avengers: Endgame.

The film will be based on Walker's true-life accounts of his life as a former Army medic dealing with PTSD, opioid addiction and a prison conviction.

Filming is expected to commence this summer.


Meanwhile, Holland, 22, is now working with another of his Avengers franchise colleagues - he and Sebastian Stan are in the middle of filming the drama The Devil All The Time, which is based on Donald Ray Pollock's 2011 gothic novel of the same name.

Though he starred in "Spider-Man: Homecoming" for Jon Watts, Tom Holland actually made his debut as Peter Parker/Spider-Man for the Russo Brothers. "I am excited to be coming to India and eager to meet our Indian fans very soon", said Joe Russo.

What do you make of this news? And, amidst all this excitement, the makers on Tuesday announced Joe Russo's (one-half of the Russo brothers) visit to India.

But first he'll be seen reprising his most famous role in Avengers: Endgame, due in theaters April 26, and Spider-Man: Far From Home, set for release on July 5.

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