Showcase is bringing together a new collaboration between Oscar-winner Taika Waititi and two-time Oscar-nominee Jude Law! The TV series is called The Auteur.

The Auteur is a horror-comedy based on the graphic novel of the same title. Taika Waititi and Peter Warren will adapt the graphic novel with Jude Law set to star in the series.

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Jude Law of 'The Nest' attends an IMDb Studio interview at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

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The Auteur: What we know about the TV series so far

The Auteur will air in thirty-minute episodes on Showcase. A release date is not yet known.

The graphic novel source material is about a horror movie production gone wrong. A filmmaker brings in a real serial killer for his film, but he accidentally traps his film crew on set with the killer.

Taika Waititi is on as a writer, producer, and director. His schedule may complicate his commitments, but he is guaranteed to direct at least the pilot.

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Taika Waititi in the press room at the 2020 Oscars with his trophy win for 'Jojo Rabbit'.

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Taika Waititi's movies and his Oscar win

Taika Waititi is fresh off a big win at the 2020 Oscars for his film, Jojo Rabbit. The Nazi-satire film won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. It was also nominated for Best Picture.

Waititi is known for directing the popular Marvel movie Thor: Ragnarok. His other titles include BoyHunt For The Wilderpeople, and What We Do In The Shadows - in which he also costars.

The New Zealand filmmaker has a sports comedy film, Next Goal Wins, coming out in 2020. He's also attached to direct the next "Thor" movie, Thor: Love and Thunder.

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Scarlett Johansson in Jojo Rabbit, 2019

The Auteur with Jude Law

The Auteur is a series to watch for moving forward! We await a first look at Jude Law in the new horror-comedy from Taika Waititi.