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Old 03-30-2019, 06:09 PM
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...the Thrillist recently did an article titled "How Taika Waititi Adapted the Vampire Comedy 'What We Do in The Shadows' for American TV."

Now while Taika was of course heavily involved with the adaptation, the "bulk of the work" of the adaptation was really undertaken by Jermaine Clement, who took "exception" to the article and title:

Originally Posted by Jermaine Clement
By saying "Jemaine, adapt it for TV, bro! I'm going to make Thor!"

In response:

Originally Posted by Taika Waititi
I literally did all the work, even though "facts" would suggest I put in the absolute least effort possible and ran away to be a Hollywood director. But facts are just a human construct designed to sabotage our lizard brain lies. You do the math "Jemaine".