Taika Waititi offered a Star Wars movie

Waititi's Thor Ragnarok has caught the eye of Star Wars boss Kathleen Kennedy

Waititi's Thor Ragnarok has caught the eye of Star Wars boss Kathleen Kennedy

Speaking to Newshub, Kennedy said: "I would love for him [Waititi] to direct a "Star Wars" movie".

However, with Kennedy being impressed with his work on Thor: Ragnarok, some kind of deal could be made in the near future.

She made the comments in an interview with Newshub in Tokyo, where she was promoting the latest Star Wars movie Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.

Taika Waititi had in the past expressed his interest in joining the Star Wars universe. I think he has exactly the right sensibility. "Very exciting to see him step into the Marvel universe and do such an incredible job with Thor".

She then eagerly encouraged Newshub to "let him know", and laughed "yeah" when asked if it was a genuine job offer.

Waititi has not publicly responded to this public overture, but several months previously he was asked about the possibility of directing a Star Wars film and had reservations on how the original three Star Wars directors were removed from their films this year by Kennedy and Lucasfilm.

Interestingly enough, Waititi humorously jabbed at Lucasfilm in a tweet following Colin Trevorrow's departure from Star Wars: Episode IX. "I like to complete my films", referencing the franchise's high turnover of directors.

"Look, I'm not an idiot". Not only has Thor: Ragnarok raked in stellar reviews and a box office gross of $819 million in under five weeks, but it seems like Lucasfilm would love to offer the filmmaker a place in the Star Wars franchise.

If Waititi, whose next project is slated to be a film about Bubbles, Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee, was to sign on to do a Star Wars film, it wouldn't be his first Disney collaboration. Well, guess who else likes improv - Waititi.

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