Kathleen Kennedy Wants Taika Waititi for Star Wars

Taika Waititi for Star Wars

In an interview conducted by Newshub entertainment reporter Kate Rodger, Kathleen Kennedy has straight up said that she would “love” for New Zealander of the Year and director of Thor: Ragnarok Taika Waititi to direct a Star Wars movie. Although it comes across as a light-hearted statement, Kathleen re-affirms rather than backs down when Kate seeks clarification that her comment is “kind of a job offer”. A self-confessed Star Wars fan herself, Kate Rodger visibly approves πŸ™‚ Watch the clip of the interview segment below, and check out the Newshub coverage here.