AceShowbiz - "Avengers: Endgame" directors Joe Russo and Anthony Russo have followed up the Marvel blockbuster with an Arabic-language thriller.
The filmmaking duo debuted "Mosul" at the Venice Film Festival on Monday (September 02).
The movie is based on the New Yorker article The Avengers of Mosul and chronicles the members of an elite Iraqi SWAT team battling members of ISIS.
Speaking to Deadline, Anthony discussed the film's challenges, admitting it's difficult for an Arabic movie to find an audience - an issue he and his brother did not have to anticipate with "Avengers: Endgame", which has become the highest-grossing film ever.
"The ambition of the film, the uniqueness of the film, we've talked a lot about those things, but I think it's the story behind the film that's going to draw a lot of people in," Russo tells the outlet. "The fact that you feel like this movie is important and that people should see it, I think is probably the most important factor in whether or not people are going to see this movie, because the story of this movie needs to be told to people, so that they understand why the movie's relevant, why it's important, why they're going to have an enriching experience going to see it."