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  • Natalie Portman's biceps are the breakout stars of the first 'Thor: Love and Thunder' trailer: 'She's worthy'

    The Oscar-winning actress seriously bulked up for her return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

  • Will Arnett Replaces Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi’s ‘Next Goal Wins’

    Will Arnett will replace Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi’s “Next Goal Wins.” Hammer’s exit comes after the actor was accused by multiple women of sexual assault. He denies the claims and says any sexual relationships were consensual, but the Los Angeles Police Department has launched an investigation. In the wake of the scandal, Hammer was fired […]

  • Ben Affleck and J.Lo, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker plus more celebrity couples of 2021

    Here are the biggest romances that happened in 2021.

  • Chris Pratt hypes up 'Thor 4' and Chris Hemsworth: 'It's next-level. … He is a man-god in real life'

    Chris Pratt recently wrapped "Thor: Love and Thunder"... and he is really impressed with Chris Hemsworth.

  • Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, and More Lend Voices to Film About 'Terrible' Cosmetics Animal Testing

    The stop motion animated short film Save Ralph, created by Humane Society International, follows a lab rabbit named Ralph as he endures a day of cosmetics testing in a lab

  • The future of 'Star Wars': All the movies and TV shows in development right now

    George Lucas’s far, far away galaxy is on the verge of several new beginnings on the big screen and beyond. Here’s a look at all of the different movies and TV shows currently in development.

  • Taika Waititi to Direct New ‘Star Wars’ Film

    Taika Waititi will direct a new "Star Wars" movie for theatrical release, which he's co-writing with "1917" scribe Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Disney and Lucasfilm announced on Monday. The studio also confirmed that a new untitled "Star Wars" TV series is in the works at Disney Plus from "Russian Doll" creator Leslye Headland, which Variety reported exclusively last […]

  • Taika Waititi And Tessa Thompson Tease Details About ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ On Instagram

    Director Taika Waititi hosted a live screening party on Instagram Live for his film Thor: Ragnarok and he teased that he was going to have a special guest and that guest was….Valkyrie herself Tessa Thompson, who hinted at some details about the sequel Thor: Love and Thunder. She said that there is a script for Thor: […]

  • Taika Waititi to direct two Charlie and the Chocolate Factory series for Netflix

    Taika Waititi is diving into the world of chocolate streams, Everlasting Gobbstoppers, Oompa-Loompas, and, just, edible everything. Following his Adapted Screenplay Oscar win for Jojo Rabbit, in which he played Hitler as a boy's imaginary friend, the director behind Thor: Ragnarok and its upcoming sequel Thor: Love and Thunder will now write, direct, and executive produce two of Netflix's animated Roald Dahl series. One will be based on the world and characters of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

  • Watch Taika Waititi transform himself into Adolf Hitler in behind-the-scenes look at Oscar-nominated 'Jojo Rabbit' (exclusive)

    Filmmaker explains why he thought he was the only person who could portray Nazi leader in Academy Award contender: "I played him as a stupider version of myself."

  • 'Jojo Rabbit' star Scarlett Johansson on the 'terrifying' experience being directed by man dressed as Hitler

    Taika Waititi, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell and Stephen Merchant reveal challenges of bringing the eccentric dramatic comedy to life.

  • Taika Waititi Eyed to Develop ‘Star Wars’ Movie

    Director Taika Waititi, who voiced scene-stealing robot IG-11 in “The Mandalorian” and directed the show’s first season finale, is being eyed to develop a “Star Wars” movie. It is not clear if the project is for streaming platform Disney Plus or for theatrical.IG-11 appeared in three episodes this season. Waititi directed the season finale “Chapter 8: The Reckoning,” in which IG-11 heroically sacrificed and self-detonated himself to enabled the Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, and Cara Dune to escape from Moff Gideon and his forces.It is also unknown if the project if the project is separate from the “Star Wars” project being developed by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige. Details about that project are not known at this time, but Feige will develop the film alongside Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.Also Read: 'The Mandalorian': Taika Waititi Thinks Fans Should Petition to Bring Back IG-11“Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” was nominated for six Oscars on Monday morning, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Costume Design, Film Editing, Adapted Screenplay and Production Design.Waititi is currently in production on Fox Searchlight’s “Next Goal Wins” about the underdog American Samoa soccer team and will direct the third installment of the “Thor” franchise with Chris Hemsworth this August.The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.Representatives for Disney and Lucasfilm did not respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.Read original story Taika Waititi Eyed to Develop ‘Star Wars’ Movie At TheWrap

  • Sam Mendes, Quentin Tarantino, Taika Waititi score Directors Guild film nominations

    Sam Mendes ("1917") follows his Golden Globe win with a Directors Guild nomination alongside Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino and Taika Waititi.

  • Directors Guild nominations boost Taika Waititi, three women land first-time nods

    DGA Awards 2020 nominations: See the full list

  • Christian Bale in Talks to Join Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

    Christian Bale is in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe and join Chris Hemsworth in “Thor: Love and Thunder,” TheWrap has confirmed.Bale last wore superhero spandex in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy.Taika Waititi will return to write and direct. The filmmaker directed the third film in the installment, “Thor: Ragnarok,” which was written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher L. Yost. Waititi also portrayed Korg in “Ragnarok” and “Avengers: Endgame.”Also Read: 'Ford v Ferrari' Film Review: Christian Bale and Matt Damon Drive Steady Through Underwritten Le Mans TaleThe plot remains under wraps, but in “Avengers: Endgame,” as the film is wrapping up, one moment of sorely-needed levity after so many gut-punches comes when Thor leaves New Asgard on Earth and hitches a ride to parts unknown with the Guardians of the Galaxy. As they get ready to depart, Thor jokingly refers to the group as the “Asgardians of the Galaxy,” leading to a funny exchange with Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) about who really leads the team. So we know at least where Thor might be when he returns.“Thor: Ragnarok” grossed $854 million at the worldwide box office since its debut in November of 2017, and scored rave reviews from critics, achieving a 93 percent “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes, as well as an “A” CinemaScore.A four time Oscar nominee who won a best supporting actor Oscar for 2010’s “The Fighter,” Bale can currently be seen in “Ford v Ferrari.” Bale is repped by WME.“Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit theaters Nov. 2021.Marvel had no comment.Collider first reported the news.“Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit theaters Nov. 2021.Read original story Christian Bale in Talks to Join Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ At TheWrap

  • Natalie Portman Talks Returning to Marvel for 'Thor: Love and Thunder' (Exclusive)

    The actress opened up to ET about rejoining the MCU to reprise her role in the next 'Thor' film.

  • Taika Waititi’s ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Wins Top Prize at Toronto Film Festival Awards

    Taika Waititi’s "Jojo Rabbit" has won the coveted People's Choice Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. The honor positions the film for a potential Oscar run and bolsters its awards chances. That's good news for Fox Searchlight, which must have been disappointed by the lackluster critical reception for the movie, a dark comedy […]

  • Taika Waititi lampoons Nazi allegiance in new 'Jojo Rabbit' trailer

    Taika Waititi, Scarlett Johansson lead new Jojo Rabbit trailer

  • Taika Waititi in Talks to Appear in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel

    Taika Waititi may be coming to the DC Extended Universe. The filmmaker is in negotiations for a role in Warner Bros.' "The Suicide Squad," the follow-up to 2016's "Suicide Squad." Warner Bros. had no comment. James Gunn is directing the sequel to the 2016 feature based on the DC Comics anti-heroes. Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, […]

  • ‘Jojo Rabbit’ First Trailer: Taika Waititi Tears Down Nazi Germany in Anti-Hate Satire

    The release from Fox Searchlight Pictures is Waititi's first directorial effort since his MCU debut with "Thor: Ragnarok."