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Jude Law & Taika Waititi Join Forces for Showtime Series 'The Auteur'

Jude Law and Taika Waititi are teaming up for a new Showtime limited series!

The 47-year-old The New Pope actor is in talks to star in and executive produce The Auteur, while the 44-year-old Jojo Rabbit director on board to executive produce and direct some episodes, Variety reports.

Taika will also co-write the show along with Peter Warren.

The series is “told from the point of view of an eccentric ‘auteur’ (Law)” and is a “satire on Hollywood.”

It is not yet known when the show will start production, as Jude Law will soon be filming the third Fantastic Beasts installment, and Taika Waititi will soon begin shooting Thor: Love and Thunder.

Taika Waititi Tells 'Ellen' He's Moving to Australia to Start Shooting 'Thor: Love and Thunder'!

Taika Waititi makes an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Tuesday (February 11), and talks about his film Jojo Rabit – the Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay.

The 44-year-old actor-writer-director and his 12-year-old Jojo Rabbit co-star Roman Griffin Davis talk about his Oscar speech and the decision to cast himself as Hitler.

“Fox Searchlight, who made the film, they said we only really want to make it if you played Hitler,” Taika tells Ellen. “It made no sense to me because look at me. Way too good looking to play Hitler.

Taika also shares he will be moving to Australia to work on the forthcoming Thor: Love and Thunder: “I’m gonna move to Australia and do another Thor movie with Chris Hemsworth.”

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Taika Waititi Brings Fellow 'Jojo Rabbit' Producers With Him To Oscars 2020

Taika Waititi and Carthew Neal make some funny poses together on the red carpet at the 2020 Academy Awards on Sunday (February 9) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The two Jojo Rabbit producers were joined by fellow producer, Chelsea Winstanley, for the annual award show.

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Jojo Rabbit is up for several Oscars tonight, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, among many others.

For the second year in a row, the Oscars will be presented without a host. Joker leads the pack with 11 nominations and Grammy winner Billie Eilish is set to give a special performance. Tune in for the show at 8pm ET/5pm PT on ABC.

FYI: Taika wore a Dior Men look with Tod’s shoes, David Yurman cufflinks and a Nikos Koulis lapel pin.

10+ pictures inside of Taika Waititi, Chelsea Winstanley and Carthew Neal at the 2020 Oscars

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'1917' Stars Present an Award to Taika Waititi at BAFTAs 2020!

Taika Waititi poses in the press room with the stars of 1917 at the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday (February 2) at Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman presented the award for Best Adapted Screenplay to Taika for his work on the movie Jojo Rabbit!

Taika was also joined at the event by the film’s stars Roman Griffin Davis and Rebel Wilson. Also there was Scarlett Johansson, who was nominated for her work in the movie.

FYI: George is wearing Celine by Hedi Slimane. Rebel is wearing a custom Prabal Gurung gown and Rupert Sanderson shoes. Taika wore Wolf & Shepherd shoes.

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Jojo Rabbit's Taika Waititi & Parasite's Bong Joon-ho Win Top Prizes at WGA Awards 2020!

Taika Waititi and Bong Joon-ho pose together with their awards while backstage at the 2020 Writers Guild of America Awards on Saturday (February 1) at Edison Ballroom in New York City.

Taika won the Best Adapted Screenplay award for Jojo Rabbit while Bong won the Best Original Screenplay award for Parasite. They’re now the favorites to the win the Oscars as well!

Also in the Best Adapted Screenplay category were Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Steven Zaillian for The Irishman, Todd Phillips and Scott Silver for Joker, and Greta Gerwig for Little Women.

Also in the Best Original Screenplay category were Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns for 1917, Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins and Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman for Booksmart, Rian Johnson for Knives Out, and Noah Baumbach for Marriage Story.

Greta, Noah, Rian, and Katie were all at the east coast ceremony while Micah, Noah, and Steven attended the west coast ceremony. Kevin Bacon presented both awards in NY.

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Leonardo DiCaprio & Brad Pitt Step Out For Oscars Nominee Luncheon

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt step out for the annual luncheon in celebration of the 92nd Oscars in Hollywood on Monday afternoon (January 27).

The two nominated actors were joined by their Once Upon a Time in Hollywood director, Quentin Tarantino.

Other stars and directors in attendance were The Two PopesJonathan Pryce, The Irishman‘s Robert De Niro, Parasite‘s Bong Joon-Ho, Joker‘s Todd Phillips, and Jojo Rabbit‘s Taika Waititi.

1917‘s Sam Mendes, Dean-Charles Chapman, and George Mackay were also spotted inside the venue with Knives Out‘s Rian Johnson.

The 2020 Oscars will take place on Sunday, February 9.

35+ pictures of Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro and more at the Oscars Nominee Luncheon…

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