Flight of the Conchords Director Taika Waititi Reportedly in Talks to Helm Thor: Ragnarok

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Exciting rumor alert! According to an exclusive report from The Wrap, Flight of the Conchords and What We Do in the Shadows director/actor Taika Waititi is reportedly in negotiations to direct Thor: Ragnarok.


Waititi, who recently wrote the script for Disney’s Moana, is also known for his work on Eagle vs. Shark.

Although I’m generally not a fan of the Thor movies, Waititi’s involvement would definitely be a huge draw for me; the projects he’s worked on are all hilarious, improbably sweet, and incredibly original.

Thoughts? What do you think Waititi’s take on the MCU would look like?

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