While Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement have yet to script their What We Do in the Shadows spinoff, We’re Wolves, they have started to develop a television series based on the film’s police force.
Last year it was reported that the duo had moved forward on “Paranormal Event Response Unit”, a new television series that will focus on the original film’s easily-manipulable police officers, Mike Minogue and Karen O’Leary. The series will follow the duo, as well as Cori Gonzalez-Macuer’s Nick, as they try to keep Wellington safe from spooky beasties.
In a new report, the show has been retitled to “Wellington Paranormal” for it’s planned six 30-minute episodes that will be hitting New Zealand channel TVNZ 2 in 2018.
In a new interview, Clement explained how Wellington is plagued with paranormal activity.
“It’s surprising how many demonic possessions there are,” he told Stuff. “There was a very tense situation at the Bucket Fountain – I can tell you it involved a possible Gateway from Hell. We’re very concerned about this kind of stuff.”We had an incident with some zombies which got pretty tense there,” he added. “So luckily they’re taken care of. A couple of crew members were turned into zombies – I think. It’s hard to tell sometimes.
“Also, some very worrying things have happened in Lower Hutt as well. There was a party in Khandallah that got a bit out of hand, too, with some undead member of the Wellington public.”
After seeing Waititi’s awesome Thor: Ragnarok, how can you now be excited for anything these two comedians put their hands on?