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'Time Bandits' show on Apple TV

Featuring Lisa Kudrow. Taika Waititi's new project, with Jemaine Clement on the writing team. CG looks good!

[quote]Television adaptation of Terry Gilliam's 1981 film, which centers on a young boy who discovers a time-traveling portal in his bedroom.

Ten episodes, starts July 24th.

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by Anonymousreply 16July 10, 2024 3:50 AM

Taika Waititi seems like a douchebag, but I really enjoyed Our Flag Means Death. Maybe this will also be good!

by Anonymousreply 1July 9, 2024 6:15 PM

Oh no the cast isn’t all white males!

Let the woke accusations begin!!! 🤡🤡🤡

by Anonymousreply 2July 9, 2024 6:16 PM

My sentiment exactly, r1. I'll miss Rhys Darby, though.

by Anonymousreply 3July 9, 2024 6:17 PM

Gilliam actually bitched about the dwarves getting replaced with regular actors.

[quote]In an interview for the website The Playlist from June 2023, Terry Giliam criticized the show for its "shortage of dwarves" whereas he took pride that on Time Bandits (1981), short actors who usually were hidden inside costumes or relegated to small parts "were out and they were now action heroes." Gilliam claims that he's "very disconnected" from the production after he lost control of the film's rights when the production company Handmade Films was sold to other companies.

He was cancelled in 2021 when he said he identified as a BLT – black lesbian in transition. So he's very much like one of our anti-woke trolls here on DL, endlessly bitching about inclusion.

by Anonymousreply 4July 9, 2024 6:23 PM

R4, I think that's the term for a group of dwarves. A shortage.

by Anonymousreply 5July 9, 2024 6:40 PM

It looks like a show for children, though.

by Anonymousreply 6July 9, 2024 6:41 PM

Our Flag Means Death also kinda looked like a kiddie show from the trailer, maybe the same will be the case here.

I'm just excited to see some historical places. Babylon at 1:23 in particular looks pretty neat.

by Anonymousreply 7July 9, 2024 6:46 PM

What/who is "CG"?

by Anonymousreply 8July 9, 2024 6:50 PM
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by Anonymousreply 9July 9, 2024 6:52 PM

I've liked everything Clement has been involved with.

by Anonymousreply 10July 9, 2024 6:52 PM

I'll watch the original movie, thanks. Lisa Kudrow? Bleh.

by Anonymousreply 11July 9, 2024 6:53 PM

R2 the tard woke emoji troll.

by Anonymousreply 12July 9, 2024 7:06 PM

R2 is correct.

by Anonymousreply 13July 9, 2024 10:37 PM

Defacto at r 12, what are you going to do, sue me for definition of character?

Perhaps you don’t remember the total fucking freakout when Star Wars gamergate douches found out that a stormtrooper would be black? That a heroic star would be female? It’s the same exhausting litany every time. MONGO WANT ONLY WHITE MALES IN MOVIE.

by Anonymousreply 14July 9, 2024 11:31 PM

"He was cancelled in 2021 when he said he identified as a BLT – black lesbian in transition."

I'm sorry but that's pretty funny.

by Anonymousreply 15July 10, 2024 3:31 AM

Lisa Kudrow is doing Valerie Cherish in Time Bandits.

by Anonymousreply 16July 10, 2024 3:50 AM
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