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    Watch: First Trailer For Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi's Vampire Comedy 'What We Do In The Shadows'

    While his “Flight of the Conchords” partner Bret McKenzie has been winning an Oscar and showing up in a very small blink-and-you’ll-miss-it role in “The Hobbit” movies, Jemaine Clement hasn’t exactly been resting on his laurels either, playing the big bad in “Men in Black 3” and doing some voice-ove...

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    SXSW Review: Vampires Get Real in Hilarious Mock Doc 'What We Do In the Shadows'

    It’s hard out there for a vampire. Sunlight’s a (literal) pain, dining on human blood can get messy, and primping for a night out on the town is tricky when you can’t see your own reflection in a mirror. Aside from these supernatural hang-ups, Taikia Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s rollicking mockume...

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    David Fincher's 'Black Hole' Back On At Brad Pitt's Plan B, Slate Also Includes New Film From Taika Waititi

    Not to be mistaken with the 1979 Disney film turned upcoming Joseph Kosinski remake, author Charles Burns' “Black Hole” remains one of the great adaptations lying in wait. Published between 1995 and 2005, the highly acclaimed graphic novel drew attention from Hollywood immediately, with Paramount sn...

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    'Boy' Now Available In US (11-Year-old, His Goat, His "Magician" Brother, His Father & Michael Jackson)

    A film from New Zealander, Taiki Waititi, which we've been following since it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010, is now finally becoming available Stateside, on DVD and Blu-ray, so you'll get a chance to check it out.

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    Taika Waititi to Direct Pilot Presentation of His New Zealand Comedy 'Super City' for ABC

    Taika Waititi, the New Zealand-born filmmaker behind Sundance picks "Eagle vs Shark" and "Boy," is attached to direct a pilot presentation for "Super City" for ABC. According to Deadline, the potential series is a U.S. remake of a New Zealand show of the same name featuring Madeleine Sami, New Zeala...

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    Taika Waititi Talks About Making The Smash Hit New Zealand Film 'Boy' & His Plans To Reunite With Jemaine Clement

    After screening “Boy” for the first time in the United States since January 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival, writer-director-actor Taika Waititi had only one thing to say: “Thanks for watching this film in a space-age room.”

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    Taika Waititi & Jemaine Clement Co-Writing A Comedy About World War II & A Vampire Movie

    Actor-writer-director-comedian Taika Waititi has been rising quickly in certain circles. He followed his critically-acclaimed directorial debut "Eagle Vs. Shark" with the coming-of-age dramedy "Boy," the highest grossing film in New Zealand history, slated to make it's stateside debut this March. Wi...

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