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Tag: Taika Waititi

Tessa Thompson Confirms Christian Bale will Play the Villain in ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

After much speculation, Christian Bale's role in Thor: Love and Thunder has (mostly) been confirmed. Tessa Thompson, who stars in the MCU as Valkyrie, was on the Westworld season 3 red carpet where she spoke to ET Online about the upcoming fourth Thor film. Thompson confirmed that she’s read the script she said this about ...

Taika Waititi, Jude Law in Talks for Showtime Series ‘The Auter’

Hot off his critically acclaimed film Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi and two-time Oscar nominee Jude Law are expected to be teaming up on The Auteur, a new TV series in development at Showtime. No deals are currently in place as of yet and little is known about The Auteur, though it's been described as a Hollywood ...

Taika Waititi Has Been Approached About Directing a ‘Star Wars’ Film

Just a few months after the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the space fantasy franchise has already started to try and find some new blood for its future films. According to Hollywood Reporter, Taika Waititi, the filmmaker behind the Oscar-nominated Jojo Rabbit as well as the extremely popular Thor: Ragnarok, has been approached ...

Christian Bale Reportedly in Talks to Join Marvel Studios’ ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Well, talk about a shocking way to kick off 2020's film news. Christian Bale is reportedly in talks to join Marvel Studios' upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. The film, which has Taika Waititi returning as director (and taking over as writer), stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie, and Natalie Portman as Jane ...

Disney CEO Bob Iger Fires Back at Hollywood Critics Over Marvel Movies

The debate over Marvel movies has become a hot topic online in recent weeks. While famed directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola continue to voice their displeasure with Marvel Studios' dominance over the film industry, many fans, and Marvel mainstays such as James Gunn and Taika Waititi, fire back and praise the studio. ...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Film Review | TIFF 2019

Jojo Rabbit follows an ostracized German boy in the Hitler Youths named Jojo Betzler (played by Roman Griffin Davis) whose imaginary friend is an idiotic version of Adolf Hitler (Writer/Director Taika Waititi) at the height of World War 2 Nazi Germany.  When Jojo learns that his mother Rosie (Scarlett Johansson) is secretly hiding a Jewish ...

Taika Waititi in Talks to Join James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

This is shaping up to be the weirdest DC film yet... As if James Gunn's The Suicide Squad wasn't out there enough, Deadline has learned that Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is in talks to join the film's cast. There is no word yet on who he'll be playing, nor anything on how big the ...

Taika Waititi Sets Secret Project With Fox Searchlight before Tackling ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Prior to Taika Waititi's return to the Marvel universe, he’ll tackle a mysterious new project as his next film. According to Variety, Waititi is attached to write and direct an untitled project with Fox Searchlight landing rights to distribute and Garret Basch producing. This will mark the second time that Waititi works with Fox Searchlight, the first being his upcoming ...

Taika Waititi Set to receive TIFF Ebert Director Award at Tribute Gala

Before showcasing his newest original film to Canadian audiences, Taika Waititi will recognized by TIFF for his achievements in directing. Today, Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today announced that Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Taika Waititi will be honoured with the TIFF Ebert Director Award at this year’s new TIFF Tribute Gala awards event. The award honours a ...

Taika Waititi to Write and Direct ‘Thor 4’

After a two year break from the franchise, Taika Waititi is returning to write and direct another entry into the Thor franchise. Chris Hemsworth is presumed to be reprising his role as the Asgardian god of thunder. His last entry into the franchise, 2017's Thor: Ragnarok, was a hit and brought much-needed energy into the MCU. While ...

Jaimie Alexander Explains Why Lady Sif Isn’t In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos When Thor: Ragnarok makes its thunderous debut in theatres next week, fans will be treated to several familiar MCU faces but unfortunately, there will be one noteworthy absence. Jaimie Alexander, who plays Lady Sif in the Thor series, will not be apart of Asgard's destruction but it wasn't for lack of trying. In an interivew ...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes The first two films in the Thor franchise of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are consistently looked at as the weakest entries but Marvel is banking on the third time being the charm for their resident thunderous avenger with Thor: Ragnarok. From the trailers alone, the film is being touted as unique, action packed ...

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