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Jude Law, Taika Waititi to team up for Showtime's 'The Auteur' series


Jude Law, Taika Waititi to team up for Showtime's 'The Auteur' series
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Actor Jude Law is in talks to star Showtime's limited series "The Auteur" which will be executive produced by newly-crowned Oscar winner Taika Waititi. According to Variety, Waititi will also co-write the series with Peter Warren and might as well direct some of its episodes.

The project, which hails from Endeavor Content and Legendary Entertainment, is being touted as a Hollywood satire that would have Law playing the eccentric title character. It is based on a graphic novel of the same name by James Callahan and Rick Spears.

Law currently features in the second season of his HBO show "The New Pope" . His last film release was Blake Lively-starrer "The Rhythm Section" . Waititi is coming off an Oscar win for best-adapted screenplay for "Jojo Rabbit" . His next directorial is Searchlight Pictures' dramedy "Next Goal Wins", featuring Michael Fassbender.

The filmmaker will also soon start working on Marvel Studios' "Thor: Love and Thunder" .

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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