Taika Waititi on How He Persuaded Hollywood to Make His Hitler Comedy 'Jojo Rabbit'

by Variety

Marvel Cinematic Universe director, writer and comedian Taika Waititi’s latest flick “Jojo Rabbit” raised many an eyebrow at the Toronto International Film Festival. But after a positive premiere at the Canadian fest, has the new Disney staple won over audiences on his controversial film? The director and the rest of his cast from “Jojo” Sam Rockwell, Stephen Merchant, Roman Griffin Davis and Thomasin McKenzie sat down to explain the process of green lighting a movie where Hitler stars as a little boy’s imaginary friend.

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