Brothers Anthony Russo and Joe Russo have been noted for their work in the film industry with Marvel Studios with films such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier – 89%, Captain America: Civil War – 90%, Avengers: Infinity War – 79% y Avengers: Endgame – 95%. After the catapult that the Marvel Cinematic Universe meant, they have not stopped producing new projects such as Cherry, starring Tom Holland, or Rescue Mission – 82% where Joe was a writer.
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With even more big screen projects in mind, the filmmaker duo will begin a new adventure with stories in which their challenge will be to surprise through the ear. According to what has been reported (via The Wrap), the brothers signed a contract with Spotify on behalf of their production company AGBO, where they will make a series of programs that at some point will be connected as it works in the comics.
Podcasts will be based on genres, this means that all shows will have the same structure so that they are part of the same universe, although they are apparently independent. So far the titles or themes from which these stories will start have not been released, and although the details are still hidden, it is expected that there will be written content to build a whole new world.
The official announcement of the integration of the Russos to the world of podcasts was made through Stream On, a virtual event carried out by Spotify in which they present new content, as well as the presence of singers or musical groups that lead digital music platforms. This event was broadcast this morning through the Spotify YouTube channel. But the Russo brothers are not the only ones to enter the world of auditory content.
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One of the new original productions of the platform is Renegades: Born in the USA, a podcast that talks about a friendship born in America presented by the former president of the United States Barack Obama accompanied by the popular musician of the 1980s Bruce Springsteen. Both figures will narrate stories of the country in which they grew up from the point of view of each one’s context.
Another filmmaker who will have her own podcast on Ava DuVernay, director of films like Selma – 99% y The 13th – 96%; Other names that stood out on the list of upcoming storytellers are Michelle Obama, Jordan Peele creator of Run! – 99%, as well as Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle. In the previews revealed in Stream On Some that included DC comics stood out.
Popular graphic novels will be brought to podcasts, and it is promised that the stories of important characters such as Batman, Catwoman, Joker, Superman, Lois Lane, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, among many others will be explored. The first David S. Goyer program with Warner Bros. and DC will be Batman Unburied.
Courtney Holt, head of studies and video at Spotify, shared a statement in which he assures that they seek to have the best creators in the world to work with the company as a team in which they can have the best infrastructure and the scope they need to be heard .
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