Posted Mar 14 2019

Taika In For Terry

Old friend of the site Terry Gilliam has been talking about reviving his 1981 classic Time Bandits since the late 1990s. At one point it went as far as a two-part script for Hallmark but, like so many of Terry’s projects, it fell apart.

Now it appears that the Bandits are returning in the form of a new TV series for Apple and Paramount, with Taika Waititi on board as co-writer and pilot director. Gilliam remains on board as Executive Producer.

The Time Bandits concept is one that has long been ripe for reinvention and Waititi is certainly a good fill-in for Gilliam. No word yet on production or an air date, but we are definitely intrigued.


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