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‘Game of Thrones’ Hodor Actor Cast as a Pirate in New HBO Max Series

A fan-favorite actor from Game of Thrones has batten downed his next gig. Kristian Nairn, who played Hodor on the fantasy drama, has been added to the cast of HBO Max’s pirate comedy Our Flag…

‘Reservation Dogs’ Team Celebrates “Radical” Indigenous Comedy: “All You Can Do Is Tell the Truth”

Native American filmmaker Sterlin Harjo “never thought he could make” his upcoming, Indigenous-centric comedy series Reservation Dogs, set to premiere on FX on Hulu later this summer. “This…

‘Reservation Dogs’ Star Paulina Alexis Signs With APA (Exclusive)

The First Nations actress also starred in Tracey Deer's 'Beans' and will appear in Jason Reitman's 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife.'

Australians in Film Unveils Talent Program With Masterclasses From Alma Har’el, Taika Waititi and More

Dubbed Untapped, the nine-month online development program is intended "to open doors for emerging Australian creatives who often find the industry impenetrable."

Taika Waititi-Sterlin Harjo Comedy Series a Go at FX

FX has given the greenlight to 'Reservation Dogs,' a comedy about Native American teenagers from Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo.

Taika Waititi’s Period Comedy ‘Our Flag Means Death’ a Go at HBO Max

Taika Waititi's period comedy Our Flag Means Death is a go at HBO Max.

Toronto Film Festival Unveils First-Ever Virtual Edition Amid Pandemic

The 2020 Toronto Film Festival, set to run Sept. 10-19 in Toronto, will be a hybrid event with limited in-person film screenings and mostly virtual red carpets, press conferences and industry events…

On the Set of ‘The Mandalorian’: How Jon Favreau Brought the First ‘Star Wars’ Live-Action TV Series to Screen

'The Mandalorian' executive producer Jon Favreau and more weigh in on the on-set charm of Baby? Yoda and creating the first major scripted series for streaming initiative Disney+.

Taika Waititi to Lead Star-Studded ‘James and the Giant Peach’ Read-Along (Exclusive)

Taika Waititi will lead a star-studded read-along of Roald Dahl's novel 'James and the Giant Peach,' starting Monday morning. The effort, in conjunction with the Roald Dahl Story Company, will raise…

Taika Waititi to Direct New ‘Star Wars’ Film

Taika Waititi is officially headed to a galaxy far, far away. The filmmaker behind 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Jojo Rabbit' will direct and co-write a new 'Star Wars' movie for theatrical release.

Taika Waititi, Wilmer Valderrama and More Stars Raise Awareness for Native Communities in Pandemic PSA

Ed Helms, Taika Waititi, Wilmer Valderrama and more appeared in a PSA raising awareness on the pandemic's impact on Native communities while also urging viewers to #StayAtHomeTogether.

Chris Evans, Taika Waititi and More Stars Stay Groomed With “Quarantine Haircuts”

From Blake Shelton getting a personal cut from Gwen Stefani to Nathan Fillion taking hair into his own hands (literally), famous faces offer haircut tips while staying safe at home