Russo Brothers Studio acquires the film rights to Simon Stålenhag’s ‘The Electric State’
Russo Brothers Studio has acquired the film rights to Simon Stålenhag’s narrative art book The Electric State in a heated bidding war. Andy Muschietti (It) is negotiating to direct the film and will produce with Barbara Muschietti. RBS principals Joe and Anthony Russo will produce with them, and Simon Stålenhag and Julia Angelin will executive produce.
Writing The Electric State script will be Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the screenwriters of the last two Captain America films and the two sequels to The Avengers that the Russo Brothers are directing.
The Russo Brothers confirmed the deal to Deadline Hollywood, saying, “The opportunity to partner with inspirational talents like Simon, Andy, Chris and Steve is exactly the reason we started our company. We can’t wait to help this team create something special.”
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