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Tag: Taika Waititi

‘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 ...

‘Thor Ragnarok’ Has Screened: What Are Critics Saying?

Written By: Artur Galvao Marvel's Thor series has received mixed-to-positive reviews ever since making its thunderous MCU debut in 2011. While the two previous films had great characters and visuals, the story always seemed to be mildly exciting at best and downright bland at its worst. But Thor: Ragnarok is something different. Director Taika Waititi was brought in to ...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Co-Director on Thor’s and Star-Lord’s Funny Dynamic

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Comic-Con may be over but that doesn't mean the directors of big budget superhero films are done teasing fans to no end. Avengers: Infinity War will finally bring together Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and the Guardians of the Galaxy and co-director Joe Russo is now teasing a very fun dynamic between the leader ...

Director Taika Waititi on How ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ References Planet Hulk

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos The Marvel Cinematic Universe is gearing up for one of their most ambitious films yet, Thor: Ragnarok. Not only will the film continue the story of the mighty god of thunder, it will also take inspiration from the fan-favourite 'Planet Hulk' comic book story. The film will visit the planet Sakaar ...

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