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Thor: Love and Thunder Taika Waititi Taps Jennifer Kaytin Robinson for Script

"Thor: Love and Thunder" Taika Waititi Taps Jennifer Kaytin Robinson for Script

Following Taika Waititi’s triumphant win for Jojo Rabbit at the Oscars, the director refocused his efforts on his latest Marvel sequel Thor: Love and Thunder He recruited Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, who wrote and directed Someone Great for Netflix to help him with the script according to Variety.[caption id="attachment_1160207" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DFree / Shutterstock.com[/caption] The Success of[...]

Taika Waititi Reportedly Being Eyed to Direct a Star Wars Movie

Taika Waititi Reportedly Being Eyed to Direct a Star Wars Movie

The final episode of The Mandalorian was directed by Taika Waititi and fans have latched onto the idea that Waititi is the one who should direct a movie now that David Benioff and D.B Weiss' trilogy is no longer happening According to The Hollywood Reporter fans might be getting their wish as Waititi has been approached to[...]



Taika Waititi Casts Kaimana in His Upcoming Next Goal Wins Adaptation

Taika Waititi Casts Kaimana in His Upcoming "Next Goal Wins" Adaptation

In his upcoming adaptation of the 2014 documentary Next Goal Wins, Taika Waititi tells the story of the American Samoa soccer team and their fight to end the longest losing streak in FIFA history Joining the cast, which already includes Michael Fassbender and Elisabeth Moss, is Kaimana in the role of Jaiyah Saelua, the first non-binary player to play in[...]

What Jojo Rabbit Has to Say About Redemption (Spoilers)

What "Jojo Rabbit" Has to Say About Redemption (Spoilers)

It also began a six-month bout of depression that was tenacious and unrelenting.Warning for minor spoilers for Jojo Rabbit. So there’s my bias going into to Taika Waititi’s latest movie Jojo Rabbit In some ways, a story about the impact of white supremacy and Nazi ideology is something I’m a sucker audience for, having heard about those[...]

Jojo Rabbit Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

"Jojo Rabbit" Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

Jojo Rabbit aims to tackle the difficult subject matter blind devotion and a coming-of-age film with grace and comedic flair that just works.[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Director: Taika Waititi Summary: A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.The coming-of-age story paired with the imaginary friend trope is as old[...]

The Mandalorian: Disney+ Offers New Details on Live-Action Star Wars Series [PREVIEW]

"The Mandalorian": Disney+ Offers New Details on Live-Action "Star Wars" Series [PREVIEW]

If you're going to do a live-action Star Wars series, this is the way to do it." [caption id="attachment_1018402" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The Mandalorian/Disney+[/caption]Set between the events in Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the drama from showrunner Favreau (The Lion King) and Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars) takes place after the fall of the[...]

The Mandalorian Shows Why His Reputation Precedes Him&#8230 [PREVIEW]

"The Mandalorian" Shows Why His Reputation Precedes Him… [PREVIEW]

If you're going to do a live-action Star Wars series, this is the way to do it." [caption id="attachment_1018402" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The Mandalorian/Disney+[/caption]Set between the events in Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the drama from showrunner Favreau (The Lion King) and Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars) takes place after the fall of the[...]

The Mandalorian: Kuiils Never Met a Mandalorian&#8230 But Hes Read the Stories [PREVIEW]

"The Mandalorian": Kuiil's Never Met a Mandalorian… But He's Read the Stories [PREVIEW]

If you're going to do a live-action Star Wars series, this is the way to do it." [caption id="attachment_1018402" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The Mandalorian/Disney+[/caption]Set between the events in Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the drama from showrunner Favreau (The Lion King) and Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars) takes place after the fall of the[...]

The Mandalorian Releases First-Look Image Teaser of Ming-Na Wens Fennec Shand [VIDEO]

"The Mandalorian" Releases First-Look Image, Teaser of Ming-Na Wen's Fennec Shand [VIDEO]

If you're going to do a live-action Star Wars series, this is the way to do it." [caption id="attachment_1018402" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The Mandalorian/Disney+[/caption]Set between the events in Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the drama from showrunner Favreau (The Lion King) and Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars) takes place after the fall of the[...]

The Mandalorian Collects Its Bounty from Disney+: An Official Trailer

"The Mandalorian" Collects Its Bounty from Disney+: An Official Trailer

If you're going to do a live-action Star Wars series, this is the way to do it." [caption id="attachment_1018402" align="alignnone" width="1200"] The Mandalorian/Disney+[/caption]Set between the events in Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the drama from showrunner Favreau (The Lion King) and Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars) takes place after the fall of the[...]


Taika Waititi Gives Update on Live Action Akira Film

Taika Waititi Gives Update on Live Action "Akira" Film

Now, director Taika Waititi is giving us a little more information on the Hollywood adaptation of the popular anime film as well as when we can expect it to become a reality.During the press junket for Waititi's current film Jojo Rabbit, he addressed the apparent postponement of the film in addition to giving fans a[...]

Thor 4 Could Possibly Include a Breast Cancer Storyline for Jane Foster

"Thor 4" Could Possibly Include a Breast Cancer Storyline for Jane Foster

Many wondered what events could lead to Portman's Jane Foster becoming the next Thor, and director Taika Waititi opened up about the chance to acknowledge the comic storyline that played a pivotal role.During the press junket for Waititi's Jojo Rabbit, the director spoke to Variety and brought up serious life events that lead to Jane[...]


Sorry Todd Phillips But Woke Culture Didnt Kill Comedy

Sorry Todd Phillips But Woke Culture Didn't Kill Comedy

If anything, it's shown that comedians can survive if they're able to adapt with modern times.Taika Waititi joined the conversation when he called out fellow filmmaker Todd Phillips' on Twitter.  During an interview with Vanity Fair, Phillips said said he quit making comedy movies because of "woke culture."Here's what Phillips had to say: “Go try to[...]

Thor: Love and Thunder: Natalie Portman Talks Jane Fosters Return

"Thor: Love and Thunder": Natalie Portman Talks Jane Foster's Return

Aided mainly by Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Loki (Tom Hiddleston), and Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), they return to Asgard for their final stand versus the goddess of death.While Portman’s presence was missed, she did lend a vocal cameo in Avengers: Endgame during the time heist with Thor and Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) relived the events of Thor:[...]

The Mandalorian: Disney+ Releases Live-Action Look at Star Wars Series [TRAILER]

"The Mandalorian": Disney+ Releases Live-Action Look at "Star Wars" Series [TRAILER]

Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Nick Nolte, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, Taika Waititi, Bill Burr, and Mark Boone Jr star - and here's a look at what's in store:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOC8E8z_ifwhttps://twitter.com/themandalorian/status/1165057550523359232[caption id="attachment_1077266" align="alignnone" width="1350"] Disney+[/caption]Here's a look at the series' official panel from Star Wars Celebration 2019:https://youtu.be/GrlTosbjylAOur very own Editor-in-Chief Kaitlyn Booth[...]

Jojo Rabbit Shouldnt Be a Problematic Film for Disney

"Jojo Rabbit" Shouldn't Be a Problematic Film for Disney

Recent reports suggest that Disney is concerned about Taika Waititi's edgy anti-hate satire, Jojo Rabbit, being distributed by Fox Searchlight.Financially speaking, some of Fox's films have been disappointments Understandably, one can understand this could lead to frustration Fox Searchlight is an indie film label so their films aren't going to set the box office on[...]