‘Star Wars’ Has Even Stricter Guidelines Than Marvel, According to Taika Waititi

/Film | 3/11/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Taika Waititi is no stranger to working under secretive conditions, but it seems that one Disney-owned studio is stricter than the others. The Thor: Ragnarok director recently journeyed to a galaxy far, far away to helm an episode of the upcoming Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. There, he learned the secrets of the Star Wars universe — but nothing he can tell us about. Because it turns out that Star Wars keeps its directors on an even tighter leash than Marvel Studios.

One of the most anticipated titles from Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, is the Jon Favreau-produced Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, which boasts an all-star cast led by Pedro Pascal and an array of high-profile directors including Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa, and of course, Waititi. The New Zealand-born filmmaker recently spoke to The Observer about his time in that galaxy far, far away, but unfortunately, it seems he really can’t say much.

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When asked whether Star Wars or Marvel has the stricter guidelines, Waititi said without hesitation, “Star Wars, yeah, easily.” Also, it seems Favreau and Lucasfilm were somewhat accommodating of Waititi’s singular style that made Thor: Ragnarok such a success, in which he revamped the somber...
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