Russo Bros. Pizza Film School episode 2 details revealed
After last week’s debut of the Instagram TV series Russo Bros. Film School, in which the blockbuster directors spread love to classic films as well as local pizzerias for while movie lovers are stuck at home during the pandemic and feature guests joining them in their viewing.
This week’s assignment from the Avengers directors is John Frankenheimer’s 1998 action thriller Ronin, which is available for purchase on Amazon here! The film, starring Robert De Niro (Joker) follows a woman who puts together a team of experts to steal a valuable briefcase, the contents of which are a mystery. The international team includes Sam (De Niro), an ex-intelligence officer, Vincent (Jean Reno), Gregor (Stellan Skarsgård) and others, but as their operation gets underway several team members are found to be untrustworthy and everyone must complete the mission with a watchful eye on each other.
The second episode’s guests include screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who are behind much of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s biggest projects including Captain America: The Winter Solider, Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, all of which were helmed by the Russos.
As partners in AGBO, the artist collective founded by the Russos, Markus and McFeely and Co-Presidents of Story, are shepherding a growing list of titles, with screenwriting projects for the studio including an adaptation of Simon Stålenhag’s The Electric State, a TV series based on the Brandstetter detective novels by Joseph Hansen and are executive producing City of a Million Soldiers, Mosul by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Exit West by Jessica Goldberg.
The next episode of Russo Bros. Pizza Film School is set to air on Friday, May 22 at noon PST on Instagram TV.