First look at Taika Waititi’s Time Bandits reboot
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First look at Taika Waititi’s Time Bandits reboot

Jul 09, 2024 3:49 PM

The debut trailer for Taika Waititi's "Time Bandits" offers an exciting glimpse into the TV adaptation of the 1981 fantasy adventure film. The series follows Penelope, played by Lisa Kudrow, leading a group of expert thieves through different historical periods. With the help of a young boy named Kevin, portrayed by Kal-El Tuck, they witness significant historical events like the creation of Stonehenge, the Trojan Horse, and the Harlem Renaissance. The TV adaptation features a star-studded cast including Tadhg Murphy, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, and Rachel House, and the first two episodes will premiere on Apple TV+ on July 24, 2024.

What is the release date for the "Time Bandits" TV series?n

The "Time Bandits" TV series will premiere its first two episodes on Apple TV+ on July 24, 2024, with subsequent episodes releasing weekly through August 21.

"Time Bandits" is a reimagining of Terry Gilliam's 1981 film, which became a cult classic for its whimsical take on history and its imaginative storytelling. The original film combined elements of adventure, comedy, and fantasy, attracting fans of all ages. With Taika Waititi at the helm, known for his unique directorial style in hits like "Thor: Ragnarok" and "Jojo Rabbit," the TV adaptation promises to bring a fresh and humorous spin to the beloved tale.

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Samira Khan is a narrative enthusiast with a keen eye for storytelling in games. Her literary approach to game criticism examines themes, character development, and plot structure, earning her a following among gamers who appreciate the art of narrating.

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