Based on Terry Gilliam’s 1981 film, the series focuses on a young boy who discovers a time travel portal in his bedroom.
Directed by Oscar winner Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok), the main cast of the Apple TV+ series “Time Bandits” has been formed. To the series “FriendsLisa Kudrow, who became iconic with the character of Phoebe Buffay in
“Time Bandits” is about Kevin, an 11-year-old history buff, who finds a door to time travel in his room and embarks on a crazy journey through space and time with a group of thieves and encounters historical figures such as Napoleon and Robin Hood. New actor Kal-El Tuck will play the character of Kevin in the series.
Adapted from Terry Gilliam’s 1981 film of the same name, the series also stars Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up), Tadhg Murphy (Conversations with Friends), Roger Jean Nsengiyumva (Tomb Raider), Rune Temte (Captain Marvel), Kiera Thompson (Martyrs Lane), and Rachel House (Thor: Ragnarok) will take part.
Taika Waititi is also co-writing and executive producing the series. Terry Gilliam, the director of the original film, is also executive producer on the project. Gilliam co-wrote the script with Monty Python’s Michael Palin. In the movie, in which names such as Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Ian Holm played historical figures, the team of thieves who traveled through time consisted of dwarves.