Stepping as much as actually give a stern, “Hey, what’s your drawback, bud?” to these beloved and extensively well-regarded Hollywood figures that they stunning a lot additionally already are, Jude Legislation and Taika Waititi are reportedly teaming up for a brand new satirical TV collection about life in Hollywood. Per Deadline, the potential present is titled The Auteur, which appears like an actual takedown of the leisure trade’s nigh-constant tendency to fixate on the creative contributions of a single human being—writer-director-producer-generally-beloved-man-about-town Taika Waititi, as an example—after which simply form of run that near-sighted adoration into the bottom. Legislation would reportedly star within the title position, with the plan, at current, being to buy the collection to Showtime.
Waititi—whose latest rise in stature has been powered, partially, by the identical mystique he’s purportedly hoping to skewer right here—is among the busiest individuals in Hollywood in the meanwhile; his docket at present consists of the upcoming fourth Thor film, his ongoing efforts to keep away from Disney’s makes an attempt to rope him into directing a Star Wars film, the Akira remake that’s by no means going to occur, and in addition, after all, discovering the right place to stow his Jojo Rabbit Oscar. Legislation has been barely much less frantic of late, however he’s nonetheless an everyday fixture in all kinds of TV exhibits, movies, and extra, having just lately come off his mostly-coma-acting-based (however nonetheless very spectacular) stint on Paolo Sorrentino’s The New Pope.
Up to now, Showtime’s not commenting on its involvement within the collection, which Waititi is reportedly additionally anticipated to direct. And actually, we have now to ask ourselves: Is there something this man can’t do?! We actually want a phrase for these sorts of leisure polymaths able to conjuring tasks into existence by nothing in need of pure pressure of will and hard-won genius and oh, wait, no, sorry, we simply observed we have been doing it once more. Our unhealthy! We’ll attempt to minimize that out.