Taika Waititi to direct new ‘Star Wars’ film — WFLA Taika Waititi, the New Zealand filmmaker of “Jojo Rabbit” and “Thor: Ragnarok,” will direct a new “Star Wars” film. via Taika Waititi to direct new ‘Star Wars’ film — WFLA Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInTumblrPinterestLike this:Like Loading... By tvfestival Monthly Festival showcasing new TV Pilots and TV Spec Screenplays. All submissions receive full feedback. Winners get their script performed by professional actors and shown online. View all of tvfestival's posts.