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Time Bandits Trailer Reveals the Apple TV+ Adaptation

Today, Apple TV+ debuted the trailer for the upcoming live-action comedic adventure Time Bandits, the first-ever television adaptation of the beloved cult classic movie by the same name.

The series was created for television by Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords), Iain Morris (The Inbetweeners), and Taika Waititi (Reservation Dogs) and produced for Apple TV+ by Paramount Television Studios, Anonymous Content’s AC Studios, and MRC.

Time Bandits Trailer Reveals the Apple TV+ Adaptation

Time Bandits is an unpredictable journey through time and space with a ragtag group of thieves and their newest recruit: an 11-year-old history buff named Kevin. Together, they set out on a thrilling quest to save the boy’s parents — and the world.

The 10-episode series will premiere globally with the first two episodes on Wednesday, July 24, followed by two new episodes every Wednesday through August 21, 2024.

Tadhg Murphy, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Lisa Kudrow, Kal-El Tuck, Kiera Thompson and Rune Temte.

Guided by Lisa Kudrow, the eccentric crew of bandits embark on epic adventures while evil forces threaten their conquests and life as they know it. As the group is transported through time and space, the gang stumbles upon fascinating worlds of the distant past while seeking out treasure, depending on Kevin to shed light on each situation.

The “Time Bandits” witness the creation of Stonehenge, see the Trojan Horse in action, escape dinosaurs in the prehistoric age, wreak havoc during medieval times, experience the Ice Age, ancient civilizations and the Harlem Renaissance, and much more along the way.

Taika Waititi

The compelling live-action series will delight viewers ages of all ages and stars Kudrow (The Comeback), Kal-El Tuck (Unseeing Evil), Tadhg Murphy (Conversations with Friends), Roger Jean Nsengiyumva (You Don’t Know Me), Rune Temte (Eddie the Eagle), Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up), and Rachel House (Heartbreak High).

The cast also includes Kiera Thompson (Martyrs Lane), James Dryden (Ready Player One), Felicity Ward (The Office Australia), Francesca Mills (Harlots), and Imaan Hadchiti (Thor: Love and Thunder). Time Bandits features special guest appearances by Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement.

Jemaine Clement

Time Bandits consists of 10 episodes and is produced for Apple TV+ by Paramount Television Studios, Anonymous Content’s AC Studios, and MRC. Clement, Morris, and Waititi executive produce, write, and direct select episodes, with Clement and Morris serving as co-showrunners.

Garrett Basch and Tim Coddington also executive produce with Jane Stanton, who executive produces for Handmade Films.

You can view the official trailer here and the key art below.

Time Bandits Key Art