Star Wars: The Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson Endorses Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit

The 2019 Toronto International Film Festival has been occurring all week, and has seen tons of celebrities in attendance for varied movie screenings and premieres. Two movies that made their debut on the pageant are Rian Johnson’s Knives Out and Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit. Johnson is greatest recognized for guiding movies reminiscent of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Looper, and Waititi is legendary for guiding Thor: Ragnarok in addition to What We Do within the Shadows. Johnson received the prospect to see Waititi’s newest movie on the occasion and tweeted some excessive reward.

“This movie’s a joy,” Johnson wrote.

Many folks commented on the put up:

“Legends supporting legends,” @borriborri_ replied.

“Other than Star Wars, the 2 movies I’m looking forward to are #JojoRabbit and #KnivesOut,” @MIB1188 shared.

“Dude I laughed, laughed, and then cried. It was excellent,” @RafaelMotamayor added.

In addition to Waititi, Jojo Rabbit additionally stars Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, and Rebel Wilson. Read the official synopsis right here:

“Writer-director brings his signature model of humor and pathos to his newest movie, Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis) whose world view is turned the wrong way up when he discovers his single mom (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a younger girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in her attic. Aided solely by his idiotic imaginary good friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo should confront his naive patriotism.”

Knives Out stars Daniel Craig (Bond 25), Chris Evans (Avengers: Endgame), Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween), Ana de Armas (Bond 25) Toni Collette (Hereditary), Michael Shannon (12 Strong), Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry to Bother You), Don Johnson (Django Unchained), Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why), Jaeden Martell (IT), and Christopher Plummer (The Forger). Here’s the official synopsis for Knives Out:


“Described as a modern take on the whodunit murder mystery, the film follows a family gathering gone horribly awry when the family’s patriarch (Christopher Plummer) dies and two detectives (Daniel Craig and Lakeith Stanfield) are sent to investigate the scene.”

Jojo Rabbit hits theaters on October 18th, and shall be launched on November 27th.