Taika David Waititi directed Thor: Ragnarok and will write and direct Thor: Love and Thunder.
He also directed, wrote and produced Team Thor, Team Thor: Part 2 and Team Darryl.
Taika Waititi portrayed Korg through motion capture in Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame and will reprise the role in Thor: Love and Thunder.
He will also voice an alternate version of Korg in What If...?.
Taika Waititi also performed the motion capture for Surtur, Hulk and the left head of Hajo in Thor: Ragnarok.
- Taika Waititi was nominated for a WAFCA Award for Best Motion Capture Performance for his work on Thor: Ragnarok.
- Taika Waititi was nominated for an Empire Award for Best Director for his work on Thor: Ragnarok.
- Taika Waititi was nominated for an MTV Movie & TV Award for Scene Stealer for his work on Thor: Ragnarok.
- Taika Waititi is the fourth Marvel Cinematic Universe director to play a part in the film he is directing. The first was Jon Favreau, who portrayed Happy Hogan in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Endgame, and Spider-Man: Far From Home, despite not directing the latter four. The second was Joe Russo, who portrayed Doctor Fine in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Theo Broussard in Captain America: Civil War, and a grieving man in Captain America's support group in Avengers: Endgame. The third was James Gunn, who portrayed a Maskless Sakaaran in Guardians of the Galaxy.
- Taika Waititi is the second director/actor to reprise his role in a film he did not direct, after Jon Favreau.
- Taika Waititi is one of the actors who have portrayed multiple characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- Taika Waititi's second film as director, Boy, has several references to Hulk.
- Taika Waititi is the husband of Chelsea Winstanley.
- Taika Waititi previously worked with Sam Neill in Hunt for the Wilderpeople.
- Taika Waititi previously worked with Clancy Brown and Angela Bassett in Green Lantern.
- Taika Waititi previously worked with Rachel House in Eagle vs Shark, Boy, and Hunt for the Wilderpeople.
- Taika Waititi worked again with Dave Bautista and Tilda Swinton in What We Do in the Shadows.
- Taika Waititi will work again with Jon Favreau in The Mandalorian.
- Taika Waititi will work again with Scarlett Johansson in Jojo Rabbit.
- Taika Waititi voiced an alternate version of Korg in the Revolution 2.0 Motion Comic tie-in to Marvel: Contest of Champions.
- Taika Waititi is the first director to direct more than one Thor film, having directed Thor: Ragnarok and will be directing Thor: Love and Thunder. Kenneth Branagh directed Thor while Alan Taylor directed Thor: The Dark World.
- Taika Waititi is one of the actors to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. He portrayed Thomas Kalmaku in Green Lantern.
- Taika Waititi shares his birthday with Angela Bassett.
- Taika Waititi had a cameo in the music video for Jeremy Renner's song "Main Attraction".