March 12, 2019 ☼ 🔗
Last summer we learned that Apple was working on a series adaptation of the 1981 time traveling fantasy Time Bandits. The movie hails from Monty Python troupe member Terry Gilliam, and now it’s being handed off to a worthy successor. Thor: Ragnarok and What We Do in the Shadows director Taika Waititi has boarded the Time Bandits series as co-writer and director.
I never saw the original film, but based on the trailer below, it seems like a perfect fit for Taika Waititi. I’m still pretty nervous about Apple’s streaming service, but hopefully Waititi is skilled at navigating the politics of it after doing Thor for Marvel.