|Country of origin||United States|
|Original network||Apple TV+|
Time Bandits is an upcoming American fantasy adventure television series created by Jemaine Clement, Iain Morris, and Taika Waititi, based on the 1981 film of the same name directed by Terry Gilliam.
The series is described as a comedic journey through time and space with a ragtag group of thieves and their newest recruit: an eleven-year-old history nerd.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Teleplay by ||Original release date|
|1||TBA||Taika Waititi||Jemaine Clement & Iain Morris & Taika Waititi||TBA|
|2||TBA||Taika Waititi||Jemaine Clement & Iain Morris & Taika Waititi||TBA|
The third through tenth episodes of the series are written by Jemaine Clement & Iain Morris, Akilah Green, Melanie Bracewell, Tyrell Williams, Jemaine Clement, Jemaine Clement, Sam Bain, and Iain Morris, respectively.
In July 2018, Apple closed a deal to develop a television series version of the Terry Gilliam film, with Gilliam set to serve as executive producer. In March 2019, Taika Waititi joined the project, set to co-write and direct the pilot episode. Waititi stated the series would be 10 episodes, and revealed to be a co-writer alongside Iain Morris and Jemaine Clement. In September 2022, Lisa Kudrow was cast.
Production took place in New Zealand in late 2022 and early 2023. The series was shot in Wellington, appearing as New York set in the 1920s when shooting began in October.