Lisa Kudrow of “Friends” to star in “Time Bandits”, the remake of Taika Waititi for Apple TV +

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Lisa Kudrow of “Friends” to star in the remake of “Time Bandits” by Taika Waititi for Apple TV + – Apple TV + (Agency)

With Oscar-winning director Taika Waititi’s long list of future plans, he has now taken an important step in the development of “Time Bandits,” his new fantasy adventure series for Apple TV +, which has already found the main cast, which will be led by Lisa Kudrow, best known for her role as Phoebe on the popular show ‘Friends’.

After the premiere of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’, e Taika Waititi prepares her new series for Apple TV +’Bandits of time’, after his experience on television shows such as’ What We Do in the Shadows’,’ Reservation Dogs’ and ‘Our Flags Mean Death’. This will be a remake of the cult film by director Terry Gilliam, released in 1981.

in the cast, Lisa Kudrow will act ‘Bandits of time’as Penelope, who in addition to’ Friends’ is also known for other roles such as’ The Return ‘,’ Grace and Frankie ‘and’ Space Force ‘. In addition to her, the cast will also see Carlyne Ti as Judy, Tadhg Murphy as Alto, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva as Widgit, Runa Temte as Bittelig, Kiera Thompson as Safrron and Rachel House as Fianna.

It is worth mentioning Taika Waititi will only direct the first two episodes of ‘The bandit of time’, although he will also executive produce the series for Apple TV +, alongside Jemaine Clement, Iain Morris and Garret Basch. Waititi will also write the plot, which will be based on Terry Gilliam’s original film.

What is ‘Time Bandits’ about and when does it come out?

According to the brief synopsis revealed, “Time Bandits recounts” a comedic journey through time and space with a diverse group of thieves and their new recruit: an eleven-year-old story nerd, “which will be played by Kal-El Tuck, Who will play Kevin It is not known, so far, who will direct the rest of the 6 episodes for Apple TV.

As for the release date, “Time Bandits” will be out in 2023, although it still doesn’t have an exact day for its preview on Apple TV. Production on the series began in 2019, but has so far been able to continue development, thanks to the multiple projects Taika Waititi has been involved in ever since.

In the future, Taika Waititi has planned the development of several films and series, such as the live-action remake of ‘Akira’, some episodes for the third season of ‘The Mandalorian’ and, in the same universe, his anticipated film ‘Star Wars. ‘. In addition, he will work on new adaptations of Alejandro Jodorowski’s “El Incal”, “Flash Gordon” and “We’re Wolves”.

By Jorge Ruiz

Source: Nacion Flix