Taika Waititi is diving back into a galaxy far, far away to direct and co-write a Star Wars movie, Lucasfilm revealed in May the 4th surprise. He rose to pop culture fame when he helmed 2017 Marvel Cinematic Universe movie , and directed the of last year.
Waititi also played deadly assassin droid IG-11 in the show, as well as Korg in the MCU, so expect him to show up (likely as a CGI robot or alien) in his Star Wars movie as well. Krysty Wilson-Cairns, who co-wrote‘ last year, will write the screenplay with Waititi.
It isn’t the only project Waititi’s working on for Lucasfilm-owner Disney — he revealed last month that he’s aboutinto .
Neither Waititi’s movie nor Headland’s show have release dates yet.