Taika Waititi Had The Best Response To Those ‘Star Wars’ Rumors

by Jeremy Spirogis
Taika Waititi on the red carpet for the 25th Annual Critics

For the previous several years, new Star Wars films happen quite abundant. The three sequel films in the Skywalker tale arrived on the scene between 2015 and 2019, while having sparked a brand new love when it comes to team for a more recent generation of followers. But the film aspect of Star Wars is taking place a hiatus, relating to Bob Iger. With fewer movies across the flex, it is preparing time for Lucasfilm. And new reports tend to be saying Taika Waititi will be approached to produce one of several movies. His response? Classic Waititi. 

Taika Waititi on the red carpet for the 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards on January 12, 2020.
Taika Waititi in the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on January 12, 2020 | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Reliable resources say Disney/Lucasfilm is scouting Taika Waititi for ‘Star Wars’

Again, even though Star Wars films aren’t likely to take place normally because they have actually in past times 5 years, programs are often when you look at the works. There’s still hope that more Rian Johnson Star Wars films happen, and this past year Kathleen Kennedy revealed Kevin Feige is developing a movie in the franchise. 

With those big brands, it’s no wonder that the studio is wanting at Taika Waititi, manager of Thor: Ragnorak and the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. According to The Hollywood Reporter, resources state Waititi “has already been approached to develop a Star Wars movie.” They report that “it is unclear where things stand” in relation to their particular conversations or if perhaps it is a separate motion picture to Feige’s Star Wars project. 

The socket additionally presents issue: Could The Mandalorian act as a “training ground” for possible administrators? They note that Deborah Chow, which directed two symptoms associated with breakout Disney+ series, is currently the only real manager for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series coming to Disney+. Waititi directed the summer season finale, “Chapter 8: Redemption.”

Waititi neither confirmed nor rejected these “Rumours”

How is Waititi dealing with this so-called “courtship”? By tweeting out an image associated with record art for Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album Rumours. The Hollywood Reporter usually features dependable sources, therefore it’s ambiguous if Waititi’s future involvement in Star Wars is simply a rumor, like he’s supposedly implying aided by the tweet. Or if he’s pulling our feet, which wouldn’t be from the concern for Waititi. 

Whatever the situation, he’s a fairly powerful applicant for a film in this team. He, needless to say, he is able to do a large movie along these outlines, having done one, soon-to-be two, Marvel films. Plus, the Academy Awards simply offered their film Jojo Rabbit six nominations, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Waititi absolutely loves their personality, IG-11

Outside of directing for Star Wars, Waititi is quite knowledgeable about the acting part aswell. He voiced the hunter droid IG-11, that was then changed into a nanny robot by Kuiil. “I love the idea that this droid has an amazing arc throughout the series,” he informed Variety in November. “It’s an interesting character. He becomes a very lovable character.”

He also joked to The Wrap he wishes the smoothness right back next period, somehow. “I feel we just need to start a petition because I think that character, really, he held up the entire season, didn’t he?” Waititi said in January. “From episode one all the way through, he was the hero.”

No matter what goes on as time goes by for Waititi plus the galaxy far, a long way away, we’ll always have IG-11. 

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