Taika Waititi to Tackle ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ for Netflix

The Hollywood Reporter:

Taika Waititi has found the golden ticket.

Mere weeks after winning an Oscar for penning Jojo Rabbit, Waititi is jumping into the world of Roald Dahl for Netflix, closing a deal to write, direct and executive produce two original animated series based on the celebrated author’s works, the streaming company announced Thursday.