Taika Waititi: “Thor is the ultimate rock star!”

New Zealand director Taika Waititi directs for the second time after Thor Ragnarok, the fiery god of Thunder, still played by Chris Hemsworth. © Marvel Studios/The Walt Disney Company

INTERVIEW – The New Zealand director signs the fourth film featuring the Marvel superhero with a hammer. With mischief, depth and a beautiful frankness, he answers the questions of the Figaro.

The zoom interview begins as he stares at his smartphone. After a few moments of reflection, he types in an answer, then puts his device away and raises his head: Taika Waititi is suddenly present, available and smiling, ready to answer the rolling fire of questions.

Screenwriter, director, actor and producer, this New Zealander born on August 16, 1975 in Wellington, conquered Hollywood in a few films, from jojo rabbit at thor ragnarokso much so that he was assigned to support a new trilogy Star Wars and adaptation of The Incal, the fresco by Jodorowsky and Moebius. Without forgetting that he has just completed the editing of the film Next Goal Winstelling the mind-boggling true story of the American Samoa football team, plot itself adapted from the documentary A dream team by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison released in 2014.

In the meantime, the director of Boy immersed himself in the testosterone universe of Thor for the second time. With outspokenness…

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