The Spotlight: 'Thor: Ragnarok' director Taika Waititi explains why making a 'Star Wars' film 'wouldn't feel special'

The Spotlight: 'Thor: Ragnarok' director Taika Waititi explains why making a 'Star Wars' film 'wouldn't feel special'

In the lead up to the Nov. 2 release of Marvel's "Thor: Ragnarok," director Taika Waititi has mentioned several times that he's not too keen on joining the world of "Star Wars."

Waititi has said he's no fan of the rigid cannon of "Star Wars" and that he'd be "fired within a week" with such a short leash. Speaking with JOE.ie, Waititi sounds more bothered by Disney's extensive roadmap for the "Star Wars" property.

"I would love to," Waititi began. "I mean ... you know ... I would be lying if I said I wasn't interested in "Star Wars." The thing about it though is it feels like by the time I would be offered anything in the "Star Wars" universe it would be like "Episode 42" and it would just feel kind of like, just eh. It wouldn't feel very special to me."


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