type = image/jpeg alt = Taika Waititi class = block-image-ads hero-image onerror = if (this.src && this.src.indexOf ( 'missing-image .svg ')! == -1) return true;; this.parentNode.replaceChild (window.missingImage (), this) srcset=https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-320-80.jpg320w, https: //cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-480-80.jpg 480w, https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-480-80.jpg 480w, https://cdut.mosecdm.net /NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-650-80.jpg 650w,https: //cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-970-80.jpg 970w, https: //cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-1024-80.jpg 970w, https: //cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF-1024-80. sizes = (min-width: 1000px) 970px, calc (100vw - 40px) data-original-mos = https: //cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF.jpg data -pin-media = https: //cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/NfKg2kAGCqf3w9fxZjcoaF.jpg > Taika Waititi is teaming up again with Flight of the Conchords actor Rhys Darby for a new show - this time it's a swashbuckling comedy series. reported by Deadline , the New Zealand duo will reunite to work on the pirate comedy Our Flag Means Death for HBO Max (hopefully it gets picked up by a streamer across the pond as well, so that UK viewers can watch it). Waititi is the executive producer and he will direct ealso the pilot, while Darby will play the lead role. Set in the early 18th century, the show will be loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet, (played by Darby) a moderately wealthy landowner who suffers from a 40s and becomes captain of Revenge, a pirate ship. Darby previously served as the band's manager in the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, on which Waititi worked as a writer and director. Garrett Basch, whose previous projects include What We Do in the Shadows (the FX series based on the 2014 film of the same name by Taika Waititi) and The Night Of starring Riz Ahmed, is also an executive producer . Meanwhile, the avid Jenkins is on board as a showrunner - he previously directed the People of Earth sci-fi comedy series, on a groueg support for people who have been abducted by aliens. There is no production or release schedule at this time, so it is not known when Our Flag Means Death will arrive. on our screens. In the meantime, if you're in the mood for a laugh, check out our target list best Netflix comedies you can stream right now.