WATCH: Taika Waititi drops first trailer for his upcoming film "Jojo Rabbit"

Headlines 24/07/2019

Taika Waititi keeps going from strength to strength in his career. It's been just under a decade since he released the landmark Kiwi film Boy, and since then, he's directed one of Marvel's most successful films in Thor: Ragnarok, launched a TV series off the back of his film What We Do in the Shadows, the list goes on...

And now, the Kiwi director is looking to expand his catalogue further with his new film Jojo Rabbit, a satirical comedy set during World War II. 

The film reportedly follows the story of a young German boy known as Jojo "Rabbit" Betzler, as he confronts his desire to serve under Adolf Hitler. He's joined by his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler, played by none other that Waititi himself.

Waititi takes the helm yet again as the writer and director of the piece, enlisting the talents of Roman Griffin Davis as the lead, and boasting an all-star cast the features  Scarlett Johansson, Thomasin McKenzie, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, and Alfie Allen.

Check out the trailer up above.