Showtime is in negotiations for The Auteur, a restricted collection from Jojo Rabbit writer-director Taika Waititi, Peter Warren and Jude Law, who is about to star, sources near the mission inform Deadline. We hear the mission hails from Endeavor Content material and Legendary Tv.
Written by Waititi, the collection is believed to be a Hollywood satire, primarily based on the graphic novel of the identical identify by Rick Spears, with Law enjoying the title character. Waititi is predicted to direct. Eric Gitter of Closed on Mondays govt produces.
Reps for Showtime declined remark.
Law can presently be seen within the second season of HBO collection The New Pope. On the movie facet, he was just lately seen reverse Blake Energetic in Paramount’s The Rhythm Part, and he additionally starred in The Nest, which premiered at this yr’s Sundance Movie Competition. He’s subsequent set to start taking pictures the third installment within the Improbable Beasts franchise.
Waititi received the Tailored Screenplay Oscar on Sunday for Jojo Rabbit. He simply wrapped manufacturing on Searchlight Photos’ dramedy Subsequent Objective Wins, starring Michael Fassbender, and is about to start manufacturing on Thor: Love and Thunder, with Chris Hemsworth, later this yr.
Selection was first to report on the mission.