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Taika Waititi Is Taking on a Secret Project for Fox Searchlight

Taika Waititi Is Taking on a Secret Project for Fox Searchlight

The man who turned around the Thor franchise, Taika Waititi is climbing quickly to the top of the studios-most-wanted list. It's reported that the New Zealand-born writer, director, producer, and actor is attached to write and direct a secret project for Fox Searchlight.

The plot and title are currently unknown for the upcoming Taika Waititi project, but fans are excited to see more of the eccentric director's vision. Joining him in the producer's chair is Jonathan Cavendish and Andy Serkis through their Imaginarium banner. Cavendish and Serkis have produced films such as The Ritual and Cavendish produced the Serkis directed Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. Shooting for this new mysterious film is schedule to begin this fall.

Fox's film division is undergoing major restructuring beneath their new parent company, Disney. After Fox suffered major losses, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced they would be clearing much of Fox's development slate.

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