Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Stars on Raising the ‘Ragnarok’ Bar: “Is It Possible to Top That? We Did”

Love (and thunder) was certainly in the air on Thursday evening, as the cast and creators behind the fourth installment of the Thor franchise gathered for the film’s premiere. Hundreds of cosplayed fans lined up on Hollywood Boulevard, ready to greet the stars and watch the long-anticipated follow-up to Taika Waititi’s hit Thor: Ragnarok. Thor: Love and Thunder follows the God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) through the next chapter of his life — a journey to find himself. When his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) reenters the picture — this time, as the Mighty Thor — along with the threat of...
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Thor: Love and Thunder Director Taika Waititi Explains How He Trolls Fans

Thor: Love and Thunder director Taika Waititi explained why he enjoys trolling fans on social media. On The Late Show last night, the filmmaker talked about the fervor surrounding all of these MCU movies. Anyone who is a Marvel fan online has seen some of these interactions first hand. People will say just about anything to the creative teams and actors that play their favorite roles. However, Waititi is not afraid to have a little fun when individuals get ridiculous. Fan communities can jump to conclusions when the first announcements surrounding a movie or series come down. A lot of people might not have been familiar with the director's work. But, the Thor helmer has no problem poking the bear to make a mockery of this entire setup.

Taika Waititi used to troll Thor fans by saying he’d ruin it

Being an actor or filmmaker attached to a high-profile project, such as a Marvel or a Star War can frequently be a nightmare, let’s be honest. The fervent fandoms have strong opinions from the jump, and they will let their feelings be known on social media before a single frame of a movie or TV show has been shot.

Taika Waititi's What We Do In The Shadows Crew Stole Equipment From The Hobbit Set

Director Taika Waititi has a brand new film coming out called "Thor: Love and Thunder." Perhaps you've heard of it? Naked thunder god, Marvel, hammers, and stuff? I'm kidding, of course. It's the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film, starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, and Tessa Thompson. Waititi is also heading into the "Star Wars" universe to do some directing. He's doing pretty well, that Taika. He also gives some of the funniest interviews out there, including the one he just did on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."

Taika Waititi wears One Piece merch, internet explodes

Eagle-eyed One Piece fans have spotted Thor: Love and Thunder director Taika Waititi sporting a blurred-out Luffy jumper in a behind-the-scenes video. As it’s part of promotion for a Disney Marvel film, they are probably legal issues that prevent the shirt from being seen clearly, but anime fans immediately knew the score. They would recognise that big smile anywhere.

Taika Waititi calls Pixar movie screenplays “perfect”

Taika Waititi is a man of many talents. He is a director, actor, and an award-winning writer. However, despite his impressive and growing list of credits, the star has revealed that he still feels as if he can learn a thing or two about the craft of screenplays and filmmaking in general. And who would be his teacher, you ask? Well, none other than the animated movie giant Pixar.

Taika Waititi Says ‘Next Goal Wins’ Comes Out Later This Year & The Film “Sat On Ice” For A Full Year

Ready to release a Marvel movie (“Thor: Love & Thunder”), writing a “Star Wars” movie, acting in and overseeing HBO’s “Our Flag Means Death,” executive producing FX’s “What We Do In The Shadows,” and more that gets added all the time, Taika Waiti is hyper-busy. He’s so busy that he even directed a little indie movie that everyone has forgotten and has been sitting on the shelf for two years.