Tom Holland, Russo Brothers Reteaming for Opioid Drama 'Cherry'

Tom Holland joins the Russo brothers' next film Cherry

Tom Holland joins the Russo brothers' next film Cherry

In order to fund said addiction, he begins robbing banks.

Joe Russo who earlier helmed Marvel movies such as films Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and now, Avengers: Endgame has selected India as his first destination as a part of their Avengers: Endgame promotion tour in the Asia Pacific region.

Joe Russo will be in Mumbai in the month of April. Enter: Cherry, a true-life adaptation of author Nico Walker's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name.

Cherry's plot revolves around Walker's own life, where he dropped out of college, served as an Army medic in Iraq, returned home after receiving several medals and commendations, suffered from severe PTSD and became addicted to opioids.

Walker was caught and convicted in 2011 and is now in jail.

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According to the article, Cherry has been atop the brothers' priority list since winning the production rights in a highly-competitive bidding war last summer.

Joe, the one half of famous director duo The Russo Brothers, will be engaging with eager Marvel fans from India on April 1 and 2.

The film might be a change of direction for them, but it seems there associations with the Marvel work remain strong as Variety is reporting that Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland, will be joining the pair to play the lead role in the movie.

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Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Endgame is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt. And now, Indian fans and others across the world can not wait to witness the grand conclusion in Avengers: Endgame which will release on 26th April.

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