Taika Waititi Adds an Animated Flash Gordon to His Ever-Growing List of Projects

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If you thought the next news item you’d read regarding Taika Waititi would be about his long-awaited Akira remake, or his involvement in The Mandalorian, or What We Do in the Shadows second season, or perhaps even that Time Bandits TV show, you’d be wrong. Because the in-demand writer, director, actor, producer, etc.…

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The Greatest What We Do in the Shadows Moments (So Far)

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The only thing I didn’t like about What We Do in the Shadows’ first season? The commercial breaks! Rude interruptions aside, the FX series based on Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s brilliant 2014 movie was a consistently hilarious mockumentary about the mundane and occasionally macabre lives of Staten Island’s…

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Apparently, Taika Waititi’s Akira Is Actually Happening and Will Be Here in 2 Years

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Warner Bros. has just slotted Akira, directed by Taika Waititi, for release on May 21, 2021. That sentence sounds like an April Fool’s joke to anyone who’s been following the decade-plus of almost-attempts to bring Katsuhiro Otomo’s iconic 1982 manga-turned-legendary 1988 anime back to the big screen. But, for now,…

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Avengers: Endgame’s New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized

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The best visual effects are the ones you don’t even know are there. In a film like Avengers: Endgame, it’s fairly obvious something like the Hulk is a digital effect. The final battle, of course, is largely put together using VFX as well. But you probably didn’t realize how something as simple and quaint as a small…

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What We Do in the Shadows’ Creators Dish on That Incredible, Guest Star-Filled Episode

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What We Do in the Shadows creators Jemaine Clement (who wrote last night’s “The Trial”) and Taika Waititi (who directed it) dropped some major hints yesterday for fans to expect some stellar guest stars. Considering the show has already featured the likes of Doug Jones, Vanessa Bayer, and Nick Kroll, anticipation was…

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What We Do in the Shadows Spotlights a Frighteningly Accurate Modern Monster

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Three episodes in, it’s now confirmed that the What We Do in the Shadows series is every bit as wonderful as the film that spawned it. While the show taps into many of the elements that made the movie a success, it also brings some unique additions to the material—in particular, a new vampire that’s one of the most…

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The Mandalorian’s Robot Bounty Hunter Is Not the Droid You’re Looking For

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Late last year, Jon Favreau set about breaking the minds of Star Wars fans by Instagramming a simple photo from the set of The Mandalorian that seemingly hinted at the return of a minor, but beloved Empire Strikes Back villain. But alas, it turns out that isn’t actually going to be the case.

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Get to Know What We Do in the Shadows’ New Vampires in the Show’s Latest Teaser

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Even though FX’s upcoming adaptation of What We Do in the Shadows appears to borrow heavily from Taika Waititi’s original feature film, the TV series is keeping things fresh by introducing a new group of vampires living in modern-day New York City as opposed to Wellington, New Zealand.

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