Lisa Kudrow To Play Main Lead in Taika Waititi’s Apple TV Series ‘Time Bandits’

Actor Lisa Kudrow has been roped in to play the lead role in Apple series Time Bandits. The show, co-written, directed and executive produced by Taika Waititi, is based on 1981’s Terry Gilliam-directed movie of the same name. The fantasy film follows the time-travelling adventures of an 11-year-old history buff named Kevin who, one night, stumbles on six dwarfs who emerge from his closet. Thor 5: Taika Waititi Wants Next Installment To Be a $6 Million Movie of the Norse God Learning How To Drive.

According to entertainment website Deadline, the upcoming show also feature actors Kal-El Tuck, Charlyne Yi, Tadhg Murphy, Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Rune Temte, Kiera Thompson and Rachel House. Waititi is directing the first two episodes. Friends Star Lisa Kudrow Reveals She Felt Insecure While Filming With Her Co-Stars Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox.

The 10-episode series is co-produced by Paramount Television Studios, Anonymous Content’s AC Studios and MRC Television. It’s described as a “comedic journey through time and space with a ragtag group of thieves and their newest recruit: an eleven-year-old history nerd.” Time Bandits has been in development at Apple since 2019.

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