Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are set to saddle up for Amazon Prime Video, with a few familiar faces taking on the iconic roles.
Bridgerton stars Régé-Jean Page and Top Gun: Maverick The Glen Powell escape should make headlines Butch and Sundancea new series adaptation of the classic western in the works at the streamer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It’s billed as a “reimagining,” set in an alternative America to the Apple TV+ For all mankind.
Details are slim, but Page will play Butch Cassidy, the role played by Paul Newman in the 1969 film, with Powell playing the Sundance Kid, the role played by Robert Redford. Kaz and Ryan Firpo (Eternals) will write the series, with Marvel veterans Joe and Anthony Russo serving as executive producers.
the original Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid starred Newman and Redford as two outlaw train robbers in the Old West. The film was a box office hit and racked up seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.
Page rose to fame with his turn as the debauched Duke of Hastings in the Netflix period drama Bridgerton. Her other TV credits include For the people and the 2016 Roots remake.
Powell starred alongside Tom Cruise in this summer’s blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick as the daredevil flyboy Hangman. He also played roles in hidden numbers and Everyone wants it!!as well as a role in Fox’s Scream Queens like Chad Radwell.