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Star Wars Thrills: Rogue Squadron and New Disney+ Series!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of December 11, 2020 in one location. At Disney Investor Day, Lucasfilm dropped the most Star Wars news in one go than ever before – from the new Rogue Squadron movie to multiple new TV series, get the summary here! …

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Mandalorian Series, Waititi’s Movie and More Star Wars Updates!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of October 23, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got updates on The Mandalorian series, rumors of location scouting for Taika Waititi’s new movie, Ewan McGregor returns as Obi-Wan, and much more! If you read this each week, you …

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The New Free Guy Trailer Has Arrived!

Disney’s 20th Century Studios has revealed the new Free Guy trailer, which shows that the studio is still targeting a December 11, 2020 release! The studio has also brought online a video in which the cast makes up alternate release dates for the film, just in case. Free Guy stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool films), Jodie Comer …

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Reynolds and Comer in New Photos from the Free Guy Film

Disney’s 20th Century Studios has released new photos from the Free Guy film, which is currently scheduled for a December 11, 2020 release. The Free Guy film stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool films), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), Joe Keery (Stranger Things), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), Utkarsh Ambudkar, and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). In the epic adventure-comedy, a bank …

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Free Guy Photos Featuring Reynolds, Comer, Waititi and More

Disney’s 20th Century Studios has provided us with some new Free Guy photos featuring stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool films), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), Joe Keery (Stranger Things), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), Utkarsh Ambudkar, and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). In the epic adventure-comedy, a bank teller discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game. …

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Star Wars News: Mandalorian Directors, Taika Waititi, and a New Disney+ Series

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of May 8, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got news about new Mandalorian directors, Taika Waititi directing a new Star Wars film, a new Disney+ TV series, and much more! If you read this each week, you should …

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Taika Waititi and Leslye Headland Star Wars Projects Confirmed

With it being May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day, it’s appropriate that Disney and Lucasfilm have confirmed two previously-rumored Star Wars projects that will be helmed by Taika Waititi and Leslye Headland. Academy Award winner Taika Waititi, who recently won Best Adapted Screenplay for Jojo Rabbit and directed the widely-acclaimed first season finale episode …

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Taika Waititi to Helm Willy Wonka and Oompa-Loompas Series at Netflix

Academy Award-winning writer, director, and actor Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) is set to write, direct, and executive produce two original animated series for Netflix. The first is a series based on the world and characters of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The second is a wholly original take …

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Taika Waititi to Direct The Auteur, Starring Jude Law

Showtime is developing and has ordered multiple scripts of the half-hour series The Auteur, starring Academy Award nominee Jude Law (The Young Pope) and directed by Academy Award winner Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, The Mandalorian), who will also write with Peter Warren (Ghost Team). The project, produced by Showtime and Legendary with Endeavor Content serving …

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Jojo Rabbit Digital and Blu-ray Release Dates Announced

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today announced that the Jojo Rabbit Digital release is set for February 4th (pre-order here) and the critically-acclaimed film will be available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on February 18. Acclaimed writer-director Taika Waititi brings his signature humor and pathos to Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire that …

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Ryan Reynolds Discovers He’s in a Game in the Free Guy Trailer!

Following its debut at Brazil’s Comic Con Experience (CCXP), Disney’s 20th Century Fox has brought online the first Free Guy trailer! You can also check out the new poster in the gallery below. The trailer follows yesterday’s funny tease, in which Ryan Reynolds tried to sell merchandise for the movie. Directed by Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum …

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Taika Waititi Says Korg Is Returning for Thor: Love and Thunder

Taika Waititi has been promoting his new film, JoJo Rabbit, and he’s been asked about his next directorial effort, the highly-anticipated Thor: Love and Thunder. The filmmaker was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Kimmel asked if he could reveal anything about the fourth installment. After mentioning the previously-announced news that Natalie Portman would be returning …

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Adolf Hitler Gives Jojo Rabbit Advice in a New Clip

We’ve already seen two clips (watch here and here), and today comes a new Jojo Rabbit clip featuring the imaginary Adolf Hitler, played by Taika Waititi, giving the title character some advice. In case you missed it, you can still read our 9 out of 10 review of the film here as well. Written and directed by Taika …

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First Jojo Rabbit Clip Featuring Scarlett Johansson

Disney’s Fox Searchlight Pictures has brought online the first Jojo Rabbit clip featuring Scarlett Johansson (upcoming Black Widow). You can watch the Jojo Rabbit clip below and our 9 out of 10 review of the film is available here as well. Written and directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), the film also stars Sam Rockwell, …

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Jojo Rabbit Poster with Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi & More

We got the new trailer earlier this week, and now Disney’s Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the official Jojo Rabbit poster as well. You can view the Jojo Rabbit poster in the gallery below. Written and directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), the film stars Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Waititi, Thomasin McKenzie, …

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Jojo Rabbit Trailer: A New Look at the Taika Waititi Film

Following the teaser trailer, Disney’s Fox Searchlight Pictures has revealed the new Jojo Rabbit trailer. Written and directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), the film stars Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Waititi, Thomasin McKenzie, and Roman Griffin Davis. Jojo Rabbit is both an official selection of the 2019 Toronto Film Festival and …

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Taika Waititi Joins James Gunn’s Suicide Squad Cast

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is joining The Suicide Squad cast, according to Deadline. Waititi’s next film, Jojo Rabbit, will open in theaters on October 18 and he will then begin work on Next Goal Wins, his next directing project for Fox Searchlight Pictures. As was previously announced, he will also write and direct Thor: Love and Thunder, which …

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Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit to Open Fantastic Fest 2019

Fantastic Fest 2019 announced today that the Taika Waititi’s anti-hate satire Jojo Rabbit will premiere at the festival as the opening film. In Jojo Rabbit, a lonely young boy growing up in World War II Germany finds his world-view turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. …

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Jojo Rabbit Poster and Teaser Revealed by Taika Waititi

Following the announcement that the film is an official selection of the 2019 Toronto Film Festival, writer/director Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) has revealed both the official Jojo Rabbit poster and teaser trailer. Disney’s Fox Searchlight Pictures will release the film on October 18, 2019. It stars Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Waititi, …

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Taika Waititi to Write and Direct Thor 4, Akira Put on Hold

Taika Waititi is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to write and direct Thor 4, the follow-up to his blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok, according to The Hollywood Reporter. However, the site also says that Warner Bros. Pictures’ Akira adaptation, which Waititi is attached to write and direct as well, is being put on pause indefinitely as the two projects’ …

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