Taika Waititi is diving back into a galaxy far, far away to direct and co-write a Star Wars movie, Lucasfilm revealed in a surprise. Waititi 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 Disney Plus 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.
This isn't the only project Waititi's working on for Lucasfilm owner Disney. He revealed last month he's aboutinto .
Neither Waititi's movie nor Headland's show have release dates yet.