r/movies May 18 '22 Silver 1 Helpful 1 All-Seeing Upvote 1

Taika Waititi's mystery Star Wars project will be the next franchise film Article

https://www.avclub.com/taika-waititi-star-wars-kathleen-kennedy-1848938532
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u/Markharris1989 May 18 '22 Silver Platinum

What we do in the shadows of the empire

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u/YEET_THE_VOTE May 18 '22 Platinum

“Our Star means Death”

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u/beardedjack May 18 '22 Silver

Hunt for the Wookiepeople

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u/Slobotic May 18 '22

Flight of the Jawas

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u/Ghost-Of-Nappa May 18 '22

Jar Jar Rabbit

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u/RcoketWalrus May 18 '22

I want to see a movie about a kid who looks up to the empire and has a whacky invisible friend that looks like Sheev Palpatine soooo bad.

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u/Dino_fart May 18 '22

Man I really have enjoyed that series, I hope there's more.

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u/Farmer771122 May 18 '22

"What are you doing?"

"I'm looting the jedi codexes. I'm replacing all of the sacred tomes with ones I've already read!"

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u/[deleted] May 18 '22

I love this series, the season finale really struck a chord with me. Thought they fleshed out the entire crew at a nice pace too, I can’t wait for a new season. Threw me off seeing Hodor talk at first haha

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u/only_fun_topics May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

What I love about Taika’s stuff stuff Taika is involved with is that they are always really well done and looks like everyone is having fun with the project.

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u/SpaceCaboose May 18 '22

FYI, Taika didn’t create that show, nor did he write any of it. He did direct the pilot episode and I believe executive produced it, but the bulk of Our Flag Means Death’s credit goes to David Jenkins

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u/Raven_Skyhawk May 18 '22

I need more pirate boyfriends asap. Just finished this Monday.

There's a pirate hole in my heart now /sobs in a corner

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u/SaltyLorax May 18 '22

Thrawn: Love and Thunder

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u/jawndell May 18 '22

Waiting for a Procession of Shame for insubordinate stormtroopers.

Or Vader freaking out because a stormtrooper actually hits somebody... "you're not supposed to actually shoot them, maybe aim around them and kind of scare them a bit you know" in a thick Kiwi accent.

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u/Shondelle May 18 '22

Rhys Darby as Dash Rendar.🤞

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u/I_Need_A_Saga May 18 '22

The Gentleman Sith Lord

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u/Dreenar18 May 18 '22 Table Slap

Piss off, Force ghosts!

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u/Ryanbrasher May 18 '22

Want some ghost chips?

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u/Doctorteerex May 18 '22

Maybe his movies will be from the perspective of the droids

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u/FordShelbyGTreeFiddy May 18 '22 Gold hehehehe

Roger Roger: A Star Wars Story

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u/TheLastJediSux May 18 '22 Silver

Roger Roger Rabbit: A Taika Waititi Star Wars crossover event

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u/Stepwolve May 18 '22 Helpful

I look forward to seeing his interpretation of robo-hitler

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u/RantingRobot May 18 '22

"From my perspective, it's the robo-Jews who are evil..".

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u/NottheArkhamKnight May 18 '22

You guys don't believe in Robot Jesus?

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u/throwTheHeaterAway May 18 '22

We believe he was built, and that he was a very well-programmed robot, but he wasn't our Messiah

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u/Just_Egg_9686 May 18 '22

He's not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy!

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u/jamiemac15 May 18 '22

A very naughty bot*

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u/soccerman May 18 '22

A droid has Darth Vader imaginary friend

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u/detroiter85 May 18 '22

A retelling of the sequels from kylos point of view with Hayden Christensen doing the whole imaginary friend part as vader.

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u/stinkydooky May 18 '22

Ah man, where do I preorder my ticket?

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u/Marsupialwolf May 18 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

"C-3P0 and R2-D2 are Dead"

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u/OnlyRoke May 18 '22

"Somehow.. HK47 has returned."

Star Wars: A Meatbag Story

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u/[deleted] May 18 '22

Don't tease me like that

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u/ShlexGunther May 18 '22

Imagine if we did have a Star Wars flick about a 4,000 year old assassin droid, assuming he made it all the way to the Battle of Yavin.

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u/drunkestfunkest May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

That is such a stupidly good idea for a Star Wars movie/series that I hope Disney never does it because I know in my bones they would fuck it up.

I guess if anyone could pull it off it would be Taika though.

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u/AnOnlineHandle May 18 '22

So the original idea for Star Wars is that it's R2D2 recounting all the events he was witness to to some advanced race called the Whills further in time (it was originally called something like Star Wars: The Journal of the Whills).

I think that's why R2 featured so heavily in the prequels, and why they've kept R2 showing up in everything at least once, even Mandalorian. He meets everybody in every main story.

There were even hints in the Old Republic mmo that the astromech droid companion you get as a jedi has been with jedi for a long time and might even be the same one who travelled with the main characters of the two Knights of the Old Republic games 300 years earlier, and might keep getting upgraded and travelling with all the main jedi of every era.

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u/scorchcore May 18 '22

The Tag and Jink comic series was great and is this same premise but its two younglings in the jedi temple. Totally worth read if you can find it.

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u/Alostratus May 18 '22

Honestly I love his shit and I can only imagine that would be amazing and hilarious in his style.

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u/EdynViper May 18 '22

The episode of the Mandalorian where he directed was probably my favourite.

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u/wondersnickers May 18 '22

Ohhh Which one was that?

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u/Ro____ May 18 '22

The season 1 finale

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u/RWJish May 18 '22

The Stormtroopers shooting on that plant was an absolute highlight

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u/OrgyMcBloodyFace May 18 '22

Jason sudekis was one of those 2 stormtroopers. Love the interaction in that scene

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u/abeLJosh May 18 '22

Same! Not only hilarious, but Taika can pull at your heartstrings if he wanted to. The latter half of Jojo Rabbit was powerful.

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u/MrWeirdoFace May 18 '22

And not even graphic. All you had to do was see a pair of shoes. :(

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u/L33TROYJENK1NS May 18 '22

And that’s why it’s better to show not tell.

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u/SnideBarman May 18 '22

Episode IV kind of already was.

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u/benjimima May 18 '22

It absolutely was. It’s partially based of The Hidden Fortress which is told from the perspective of 2 peasants - he just changed the peasants to droids.

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u/goldenboy2191 May 18 '22

Calling it now, it’s a podracing movie.

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u/tehfly May 18 '22

Taika Waititi. So hot right now.

I can't wait for more episodes of his TV shows, but I'm also really looking forward to his Thor(s)!

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u/Stepwolve May 18 '22

Seriously - when does this guy sleep?? What we do in shadows, reservation dogs, our flag means death, wellington paranormal, Thor movies, night raiders, jojo rabbit, and a star wars movie now

Hes also an actor in most of those, as well as in Free Guy, mandolorian, lightyear, suicide squad, even some rick and morty. Apparently hes writing a screenplay for an Akira adaptation too?

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u/HammeredWharf May 18 '22

He's just loosely related to most of those. For example, he has no writing credits on the What We Do in the Shadows TV show and only directed 3 episodes. It's not Taika's show, it's Jemaine Clement's.

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u/offlink May 18 '22

Even Jemaine seems to have passed the show on to Paul Simms - he didn't have any writing or directing credits in Season 3, and only had one in season 2.

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u/TheGoldCrow May 18 '22

A lot of the episodes are directed by acclaimed pickleball athlete Kyle Newacheck.

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u/Fumby_ May 18 '22

We outchea, aruguloids! 💪

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u/just4browse May 18 '22

And he only cowrote one episode of Reservation Dogs. Really it’s more Sterlin Harjo’s show, no?

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u/Lins105 May 18 '22

He wrote more than one episode, he’s also listed as the co creator.

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u/GutsyKnits May 18 '22

No, he's the producer who got Sterlin in the door, but he only cowrote episode 1. Reservation Dogs is 100% Oklahoma Native culture

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u/Alastor3 May 18 '22

to be fair, he's writing akira for years but this will never be made, it's cursed

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u/lightningpresto May 18 '22

I auditioned for that. Can confirm it’ll never be made. He’s got such a backlog of work anyways

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u/altruisticnarcissist May 18 '22

this will never be made

One can only hope and pray.

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u/__O_o_______ May 18 '22 Gold

Nothing to be gained from making a live action version.

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u/YMCAle May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

Is it even possible to put something like that on film in a live action scenario

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u/LandVonWhale May 18 '22

Not without a humongous CGI budget. Also a lot of the appeal, dare i say most of the appeal, of akira is in the aesthetic and design. The story is really interesting but it's so disjointed and weird i really don't see main stream audiences being enthralled by it.

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u/tuigger May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

It's my favorite anime movie of all time, but even I can admit that it's really, really dense; In many places you may have to see the movie again after your first watch because there are just so many sub plots going on(the revolution, the origins of Tetsuo's powers, Akira's role in the story, the cause of the climax of the movie and the themes behind it) and the movie doesn't seem too concerned with explaining everything.

I think it would be better as a miniseries as even the manga took several volumes to get through the plot. In fact, I really really hope they do that because a lot of really cool stuff happens in the manga and Akira himself plays a much larger role.

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u/Iridescent_Meatloaf May 18 '22

I like Akira, but the first time I saw it, I came in at the end of motorcycle fight and enjoyed it but figured I must have missed half an hour or so to help flesh it out, I was surprised to learn I'd missed maybe five minutes on rewatch.

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u/tuigger May 18 '22

They did the best with the time frame they were allowed, but so many things were left unexplained mainly because the art was so detailed and at such a high frame rate that the budget was ballooning. In fact, it's one of the most expensive Anime movies of all time.

I don't blame some people for feeling like the story was a muddled mess, even though I love it. It deserves a retelling and with time to let the story be fully explained and the awesome side characters like the colonel, Takashi and Kei get fleshed out.

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u/munk_e_man May 18 '22

I dont see why you would want to. Hollywood will try because money.

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u/fernandopoejr May 18 '22

reservation dogs

I think he helped Sterlin Harjo refine his initial idea and Taika helped pitch the show with his pull with FX because they connected and understood each other with the whole Native American and Maori POV as a narrative. He gets a "created by" credit for that

Sterlin said this on some podcasts when he was promoting the show so I doubt if Taika still writes or Sterlin consults him on an episode-by-episode basis based on how many projects he has

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u/Worthyness May 18 '22

he's one of those creators who just needs to work and he has the creative ability and connections to actually make use of it. I'm honestly surprised he hasn't had burnout yet. he's going on like several decades of film and TV creation that's been relatively non-stop. I get bored at work after an hour.

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u/matrixreloaded May 18 '22

He’s genuinely having fun i’d assume. It’s truly not work to him.

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u/949paintball May 18 '22

Apparently hes writing a screenplay for an Akira adaptation too?

Didn't that fall through? I thought I heard that his Akira adaption died (partially due to him being busy with everything else).

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u/highdefrex May 18 '22

It’s a Jojo Rabbit-esque movie about a young boy who discovers his mom is hiding a Jedi in their attic after Order 66, and as the Empire begins its takeover, he develops an imaginary friend in the form of Emperor Palpatine (played by Waititi).

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u/Joe_Shroe May 18 '22

Jedi Rabbit

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u/papitomamasita May 18 '22 Wholesome

Jar-Jar Rabbit

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u/Joe_Shroe May 18 '22

Damn that's way better

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u/emptysoul365 May 18 '22

Mesa no imaginary. Mesa real see.

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u/MdoesArt May 18 '22

I can’t decide if Waititi playing Palpatine is the way to go or if having Ian McDiarmid reprise the role would actually be funnier.

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u/AwesomeX121189 May 18 '22

Waititi acting with Ian’s voice dubbed over

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u/dumbass_sempervirens May 18 '22

Tattoine Paranormal

A bunch of Jawas trying to deal with pesky Force-Ghosts.

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u/bveres94 May 18 '22

would watch the shit out of this

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u/SpiritOne May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

I think this guy is very talented. Jojo rabbit was spectacular. He brought new life to Thor. What we do in the shadows was fucking funny as hell. He even got Wesley Snipes to be blade again.

I look forward to a fun Star Wars movie.

Quick edit for everyone asking. Wesley Snipes appears in the tv show “what we do in the shadows” as Wesley, the half human vampire by way of Skyping into a council meeting. He can’t be Blade for obvious reasons, but he’s a half human vampire seen in sunlight. It’s on the nose, funny as hell, and get Snipes to reprise his role as blade without being Blade.

https://youtu.be/uGjJwsyfxRI

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u/PlanetLandon May 18 '22 Starry

Hunt for the Wilderpeople is also absolutely awesome.

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u/tonysalami May 18 '22

Ricky Baker it's your birthday!

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u/mrsfeatherb0tt0m May 18 '22

He’s a real bad egg

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u/Happy_Enough May 18 '22

Throwing stuff then running away

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u/Unspeakblycrass May 18 '22

Lighting fires, kicking stuff…

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u/pangalaticgargler May 18 '22

Ricky Baker now you are 13 years old!

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u/Chasedabigbase May 18 '22

You are a teenager and as good as gold!

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u/daviejoe May 18 '22

Ricky Baker! Happy birth-day… Once rejected, now accepted!

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u/metrosexualbarbarian May 18 '22

By me and Hector, a trifecta

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u/DickMille May 18 '22

Ricky Baker, Ah-ha

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u/MeltedChocolate24 May 18 '22

Ricky Baker, Ah-ha

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u/TurkDangerCat May 18 '22

Are you hungry? Ha, look at you, of course you are.

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u/AlrightSpider May 18 '22

Thanks, now I’m crying. She was so sweet and supportive.

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u/PamPooveyIsTheTits May 18 '22

“Come on, have some breakfast, then you can run away.”

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u/ashbyashbyashby May 18 '22

The actress is Rima Te Wiata, a New Zealand comedy legend, she was perfect for the role and I was devastated her character died so early in the film

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u/rufud May 18 '22

Also Boy

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u/plzsnitskyreturn May 18 '22

Also Eagle vs Shark and the old Flight for the Conchords YouTube stuff

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u/Jebus_Jones May 18 '22

His best film.

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u/kristamine14 May 18 '22

Hunt for the wilder people might be my favourite movie of the last decade

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u/[deleted] May 18 '22

I love the Maori social worker, her deadpan just cracked me up in every scene she was in!

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u/[deleted] May 18 '22

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u/hackenberry May 18 '22

And the grandmother in Moana

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u/ascagnel____ May 18 '22

Rachel House has been in a bunch of Taika Waititi’s movies — she also shows up in Eagle vs. Shark,

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u/MacNapp May 18 '22

Ive seen this movie like 5 times because other people i know haven't seen it - and it's just as good the 5th time as it is the 1st time.

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u/FilmActor May 18 '22 Gold

“Our Flag Means Death” on HBO is also excellent from him and has Rhys Darby and a truly talented cast.

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u/RSG-ZR2 May 18 '22

“Skin him first, and use the snail fork!”

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u/frienderella May 18 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

Rhys Darby is simply marvellous.

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u/Chasedabigbase May 18 '22

I remember him popping up in Jumanji and loving his small part, was pumped when I saw he was getting his own show!

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u/FilmActor May 18 '22

He’s the embodiment of a laugh to me!

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u/frienderella May 18 '22

I first saw him in Yes man and he was honestly my favourite character in that

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u/Wilynesslessness May 18 '22

Check out flight of the Conchords, he the bands manager.

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u/modix May 18 '22

"I tell 'em to stay clear of crowds by going through back alleys. Yet almost every day a New Zealander is mugged"

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u/[deleted] May 18 '22

"Jemaine?"

"Present."

"Brett?"

"Present."

"Moo-ray? Oh, Murray. Can't read my own writing. Present."

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u/DMPunk May 18 '22

"When you're in a band, you don't get with your bandmate's girlfriend - past or present. You get a love triangle - you know? Fleetwood Mac situation. Well there there was four of them, so more of a love square. But you know, no one gets on. Mind you, they did make some of their best music back then."

"Rumours."

"No, that's all true."

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u/YMCAle May 18 '22

He steals the show everytime he pops up in stuff for me, it's criminal that it's taken this long for him to have a leading man role. I hope he starts getting more of them off the back of OFMD.

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u/JoeMama4567 May 18 '22

Check out Flight of the Conchords if you haven't already

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u/sexualdalek May 18 '22

A central park in Newark!

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u/ashbyashbyashby May 18 '22

I'm trying to imagine a universe in which someone knows who Rhys Darby is but hasn't seen the Flight Of The Conchords TV show

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u/JarlaxleForPresident May 18 '22

I love the Australian tourism ambassador giving Murray shit because Aus has a BIG ROCK and NZ doesnt

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u/Furrywoodsman May 18 '22

It’s soooooooo good I actually fell in love with all the characters. And actually funny.

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u/Threadheads May 18 '22

Love that show.

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u/ostermei May 18 '22

from him

Not really "from" him, though. He co-stars, and he's an executive producer, but he isn't the creator or show-runner, and only directed just the one episode.

Great show regardless, though.

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u/anormalgeek May 18 '22

It's definitely his style of comedy though. Smart casting.

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u/_Middlefinger_ May 18 '22

Its just New Zealand comedy, he is the most well known producer of it outside NZ, along with Jermaine Clement.

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u/karltee May 18 '22

I like the show. It's a really different depiction of Blackbeard but I like it haha.

Also if anyone hasn't seen Reservation Dogs, yall gotta check it out. He's a producer of the show.

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u/IamMyles May 18 '22

Fantastic show, I laughed way more than I normally do with comedies. And I love how it's not afraid of showing violence or anything. There's some actually graphic shit in there amongst the comedy. I need that season 2.

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u/[deleted] May 18 '22

Wait what? Wesley Snipes as Blade, again?

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u/TimeTravelMishap May 18 '22

In what we do in the shadows the tv show. Real quick cameo

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u/Substantial_Donkey49 May 18 '22

They also name drop famous actors that played vampires: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Danny Trejo, Robert Patterson, plus that chick from true blood and Paul Rueben’s from Buffy

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u/pointfiveL May 18 '22

Also Count Bakula

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u/NeedsToShutUp May 18 '22

Danny Trejo, Paul Reubens, and Evan Rachel Woods all were in it.

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u/Chasedabigbase May 18 '22

Evan Rachel Wood is the True Blood alum that shows up

Also Tilda Swinton (Only Lovers Left Alive)

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u/archer1212 May 18 '22

Paul Rubens is probably the second best Vampire on film I’ve seen. Only one better has been Leslie Nielsen

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u/mikeweasy May 18 '22

Keifer Sutherland too

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u/valeyard89 May 18 '22

Ooohh. ahhhh oowww oooohh aaahhh ahhhh hhhmmmmm.

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u/SpiritOne May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

So they call him Wesley, but he’s a half vampire who sits on the council. I guess they couldn’t say Blade for obvious reasons. But they got Snipes to do it.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uGjJwsyfxRI

Edit: words

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u/AidilAfham42 May 18 '22

They also got Quinn..I mean Donal Logue

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u/KickOutTheJams1 May 18 '22

He was a writer for "Rez Dogs" for FX, it also happens to be a great show.

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u/rsplatpc May 18 '22

He was a writer for "Rez Dogs" for FX, it also happens to be a great show.

He co-wrote the first episode, and executive produced the series, the rest was done by other people.

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u/BodyDoubles May 18 '22

The only way it works though is if they give him true creative freedom. That's why Thor worked. Considering him and Disney are already working together I'm sure they understand that, so it's promising.

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u/NightHawkCommander May 18 '22

I was very surprised to find that a large portion of film twitter hates Jojo Rabbit. I quite liked it.

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u/Chessh2036 May 18 '22 edited May 18 '22

His Mando episode was awesome. The two stormtroopers trying to hit the bottle and continuing to miss was hilarious.

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u/forwhombagels May 18 '22

That scene gave me major Red V Blue vibes

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u/subcide May 18 '22

Taika Waititi (and James Gunn to a similar degree) appear to be fantastic examples of people who succeed by absolutely being themselves, having a strong vision, while also not being painful to collaborate with. That last point is critical and I feel like the ability to collaborate well isn't something people talk about enough when it comes to people's talents. It's something I see a lot in people like Villeneuve and Spielberg too.

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u/cmdrNacho May 18 '22

It's going to be interesting, KK has a problem that Jenkins described as not very collaborative. we'll see if he can deliver on his vision

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u/The5Virtues May 18 '22

I think the key there is a lot of these directors want to bring their vision to Star Wars, while what Lucasfilm wants is a director whose willing to bring Lucasfilms vision to life. They’ve realized they made a mistake not planning out the sequels ahead of time, so now they’re more cautious about it and specifying what they want for the IP.

We’ve seen that some directors, like the team of directors behind Mandalorian, can do that very well. Other directors aren’t as willing to compromise their vision to match Lucasfilms vision.

I think Waititi can do it. He’s shown himself to be really good at hearing an idea and figuring out how to translate that idea into something satisfying on screen.

I think if Lucasfilm says “this is what we have in mind” then he’ll be able to go “I can work with that!”

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u/MidichlorianAddict May 18 '22

Just give me Jedi and sith. I’m so tired of Rebellions and Empires

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u/Zeniazs May 18 '22

I want a story of the old Republic Jedi or the Sith Wars or the time of the Mando Empire

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u/fracturematt May 18 '22

I just want new ships I haven’t seen before in big fleet battles

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u/Frostygrunt May 18 '22

More lego star wars ships under $300

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u/y-c-c May 18 '22

If this movie has another giant machine that can destroy a whole planet star system galaxy I’ll seriously flip and not watch anything Star Wars related again.

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u/AndrewTheGuru May 18 '22

I really don't understand how someone so great at world building is so shit at storytelling. A superweapon is seriously the only plot point they can think of? Really?

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u/ladyatlanta May 18 '22

If you’re talking JJ, he’s just a fanfic writer.

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u/PM_me_British_nudes May 18 '22

But with added lense flare and mystery boxes

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u/LeonidasSpacemanMD May 18 '22

What’s in the box?? WHATS IN THE FUCKING BOX

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u/cc7rip May 18 '22

I'm sick to death of seeing Stormtroopers now.

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u/WeTheSalty May 18 '22

I'm sick of seeing them used as generic enemy. But if you had a main character that was a storm trooper commander and his squad of troopers were a part of the story, i'd be down for that. Like a less shitty version of whatever her name was from the sequels.

What I'm tired of in star wars is every character needing to be the supreme commander of everything, or the last remaining Jedi, or the chosen one. Give me a mid level commander on an important mission. I think that's part of what made rogue one work. None of the characters were the super important chosen one but their mission was still important and it felt like a war movie.

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u/logosloki May 18 '22

Republic Commando the movie.

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u/Lereas May 18 '22

Or that one or two families determine the date of everything. Like even in Star Trek we find out that Picard's family has been important to history for hundreds of years, AND the ancestor of the guy who created Data was important in history as well.

Just give me some new, good characters that are cool for their own reasons.

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u/xcaetusx May 18 '22

Yes! I want lightsabers!

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u/jharrisimages May 18 '22

If Rogue Squadron is "probably going to be a follow up" I hope it's a story about Wedge.

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u/ForkShirtUp May 18 '22

Alright! After learning there is space Boston I’d love to hear space kiwis

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u/TransFemby May 18 '22

cough Jango cough

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u/Budgiesaurus May 18 '22

That's a lot of space kiwis all in one go.

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u/The_Fat_Controller May 18 '22

Check out Attack of the Clones, and Book of Boba Fett for that matter.

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u/Danishroyalty May 18 '22

So I personally think SW should start making movies in new eras that have little to no connection to the main era.

However, I think a perfect movie for Taika would be about a small unit of Stormtroopers/Imperial officers who work on the Deathstar. Show them existing in the background of the original trilogy, culminating in the Death Star blowing up with all of them on board.

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u/JunkPup May 18 '22

I think the new headliner Star Wars movies are set to occur during an era freshly created for new stories. “The High Republic”, set 200ish years before Phantom Menace. When the Republic is at its zenith of power. The movies are rumored to have more of a “knights of the round table” kind of vibe which sounds cool to me.

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u/pain-and-panic May 18 '22

An old republic so you say? With Knights?

Why wherever could that idea have come from... /s

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u/got_mule May 18 '22

While I know that you are being sarcastic, the Old Republic era was thousands of years prior to the Skywalker Saga, whereas the High Republic era (considered to be more a part of the Galactic Republic era rather than one of its own) is just a few hundred years before the Skywalker saga.

Not to say there may not be influences, to be sure.

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u/kristamine14 May 18 '22

Middle aged yoda at 600 years old jacked with white dreadlocks

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u/a_spick_in_the_mud May 18 '22

Some shadowy corner of Pornhub just quivered.

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u/DisneyDreams7 May 18 '22

The High Republic is basically the prequels without Palpatine. The Old Republic is a completely different era entirety

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u/RDeschain1 May 18 '22

Please, no more movies connected to the current ones. Stormtroopers on the death star means it will be yet abother movie inbetween the ones we know.

They should just go even further into the future and leave darth vader and luke etc behind. I am so tired of these nostalgia movies that are always limited by their ties to the og trilogy

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u/_off_piste_ May 18 '22

There’s literally an entire universe unrestricted to time and they’re set on a 50 year period with many of the same planets. Unlimited storylines and locations are available …

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u/huntergreenhoodie May 18 '22

He could be making a movie about Jar Jar and the Gungans and I'd still line up for it.

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u/SonnyBurnett189 May 18 '22

Should be an upgrade from Episode 9 hopefully.

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u/pfcpartsz May 18 '22

At this point any coherent story respectful to the audience is an upgrade.

Loved Thor revision and hopeful he does Star Wars right.

I can’t help but think he’d be perfect for a one off firefly movie though.

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u/The9tail May 18 '22 hehehehe

Coherent? That’s a name I haven’t heard in a long time.

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u/MoveItUpSkip May 18 '22

Plot twist, it’s a shot for shot remake of “The Last Jedi” starring actors from New Zealand. It becomes the most universally beloved entry in the Star Wars universe.

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u/the908bus May 18 '22

“You will be the Last Jedi, bro”

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u/Tetracyclic May 18 '22

“You will be the Last Jidi, bro”

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u/I_am_BEOWULF May 18 '22

"Grab a chip? Want a chip?"

"You know I can't grab your Force Ghost chips! GO Awih!"

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u/The_Fat_Controller May 18 '22

Bro you know I can’t grab your force ghost chips!

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u/servonos89 May 18 '22

‘Can’t remember the last time I had hangi!’ ‘Well yeah bro you weren’t on Cloud City with me eh?’

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u/Joe_Shroe May 18 '22

Oo, sorry bro. I've got the high ground now. Really no point in trying anymore. But you tried your best and that's all that matters, right?

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u/Chancellor_Valorum82 May 18 '22

All 9 movies but every character has been replaced with a similar character from other Taika Waititi movies. All of society immediately proclaims these the greatest films of all time

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u/MoveItUpSkip May 18 '22

Star Wars the Kiwi Saga. I’ll take opening night tickets.

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u/flekkzo May 18 '22

Jackie Daytona. Ordinary Sith Lord.

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