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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ director Taika Waititi on working with Marvel: ‘These people don’t act like a studio’

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You’re shooting Thor: Ragnarok right now.  Do you have that kind of freedom to be spontaneous on a big studio-run, CGI-heavy film?

It hasn’t been that different. So far it’s been good! I’ve been more organized, which is saying something, for a guy like me to be organized. I’m surrounded by really intelligent, amazing people. I’ve got access to great minds and great resources. So I’m at a real advantage. In terms of the studio thing, these people don’t act like a studio. They’re cool, smart storytellers. I’ve been enjoying hanging out with them. And I’ve made commercials, so I’ve worked with the worst people in the world. Nothing could be more restrictive than working with people in advertising.

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