Doug Jones Joins The Cast of Taika Waititi's WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS TV Series
Taika Waititi's What We Do In The Shadows spinoff series has just added four new members to the cast and one of those actors includes Doug Jones (Hellboy, Pans Labyrinth, The Shape of Water). Beanie Feldstein (Lady Bird), Jake McDorman (Lady Bird, Limitless), and Mark Proksch (Better Call Saul) have also joined FX's half-hour comedy pilot.
There are no details of the characters they will be playing, but according to Variety, "all four will potentially recur on the show should it get ordered to series."
The four actors join the previously announced cast that includes Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, and Harvey Guillen. Jemaine Clement wrote the pilot and Taika Waititi is set to direct it.
Clement previously revealed that the first season of the series will consist of six 30-minute episodes. The story will center around the detective characters Mike Minogue and Karen O’Leary, who were introduced in What We Do In The Shadows. They will be patrolling the streets of Wellington, New Zealand in search of nefarious supernatural activity hunting out ghosts, werewolves and demonic possessions.
Producer Paul Yates also confirmed that Wellington Paranormal be shot in a documentary-style like the original movie and that it is drawing inspiration from The X-Files.