TIME BANDTS ‘Taika Waititi series adaptation adds Lisa Kudrow to the cast

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Lisa Kudrow (Friends, The Return) is set to act Taika Waititiserial adaptation of Terry Gilliamis the classic movie Bandits of time. The series is set on Apple TV and Waititi is co-writer, director and executive producer of the project. This seems to mean that the project is officially moving forward!

Kudro is joined in the series by an ensemble cast which also includes Kal-El Tuck (The invisible evil), Charlyne Yi (To knock), Tadhg Murphy (Conversations with friends), Roger Jean Nsengiyumva (You do not know me), Runes Temte (Eddie the Eagle), Kiera Thompson (Street of the Martyrs) And Rachele House (High heartbreak).

Kudrow plays a character named Penelope; Tuck plays Kevin; Yi plays Judy; Murphy plays the alto; Nsengiyumva is Widgit; Temte plays Bittelig; Thompson plays Saffron and House is Fianna.

The series will consist of ten episodes and Waititi will direct the first two. The show is described as a comedic journey through time and space with a messy group of thieves and their new recruit: an eleven-year-old story nerd.

Look, I love the original movie! It was just one of my favorite films as a kid and over the course of the year Gilliam had tried to continue the story in a sequel, but he was never able to get it off the ground. Now we’re getting this serial adaptation of Waititi, and I guess we’ll just have to see how it turns out.

I would like nothing more than to be great! Only time will tell. Waititi has made some great movies and TV shows in his career and I hope he can make it Bandits of time series out.

The original film follows the adventures of an 11-year-old boy named Kevin who, one night, runs into six dwarves emerging from his closet. They are former workers of the Supreme Being who have stolen a map that traces all the holes in the space-time fabric, using it to jump from one historical era to another in order to steal riches. During the film, they meet various historical and fictional characters, including Napoleon Bonaparte and Robin Hood, while the Supreme Being simultaneously tries to reach them and retrieve the map.

The film starred Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Peter Vaughan And David Warner.

You are excited about the upcoming Bandits of time series? Do you think Waititi will deliver a solid show that fans of the film will like?

Source: Deadline

by Joey Paur
Source: Geek Tyrant

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