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FX Orders Native American Comedy Series ‘Reservation Dogs’ From Taika Waititi

Building off their successful collaboration on the What We Do in the Shadows television spin-off, FX and Thor: Ragnarok filmmaker are teaming up once again, this time for the Native American comedy Reservation Dogs.

According to Deadline, the network has put in a series order for what the outlet is referring to as a “half-hour project, which follows four Native teenagers in rural Oklahoma who spend their days committing crime… and fighting it.”

The show stars D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai (Creeped Out) as Bear, Devery Jacobs (American Gods) as Elora Danan, Paulina Alexis (Beans) as Willie Jack and newcomer Lane Factor as Cheese.

The pilot, which was reportedly shot in Okmulgee, Oklahoma; the pilot was written by Barking Water and Four Sheets to the Wind director Harjo, who also directed, and Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabbit director Waititi. The episode also features guest stars Tamara Podemski, Zahn McClarnon, Macon Blair, Kirk Fox, Matty Cardarople, Dallas Goldtooth, Lil Mike and Funny Bone with casting led by Angelique Midthunder.


What do you make of this news? Does Reservation Dogs sound like a television show you would be interested in checking out? Sound off in the comments below and let me and the rest of the television loving world know your thoughts on the story!

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