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Taika Waititi to direct two Netflix Charlie and the Chocolate Factory shows     - CNET

Taika Waititi to direct two Netflix Charlie and the Chocolate Factory shows - CNET

Ever wondered about the personal lives of the Oompa-Loompas, the workers in Willy Wonka's chocolate factory? Filmmaker Taika Waititi has the golden ticket to bring their world to life. On Thursday, Netflix announced that Waititi will write, direct and executive produce two original series based on author Roald Dahl's work. "The first is based on the

Netflix to make two Willy Wonka series

Netflix to make two Willy Wonka series

This week's what to watch highlights include Dark Waters, Downhill and The Way Back. The first is based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , while the second will be an original spin-off series called Oompa-Loompas . Waititi will write, direct and produce both shows. Waititi is best known for his work on Thor: Ragnarok after making acclaimed films