Did you watch What We Do in the Shadows and want more? Well, you’re going to get it! We had previously learned that a TV series based off the mockumentary film was coming to production. We learned today from THR that the series has a home at FX. In addition, we learned the two creative minds behind the film are involved. And not only that, we have a cast list! Get ready for some more vampire goofballs.

In some of the best news about the series, the creative geniuses behind the original film are on board for the pilot episode. Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi who stared, directed and wrote the 2014 film will be involved as Clement writes and Waititi directs. It’s currently unclear whether they will be directly involved in the entire season of the half-hour long comedy but we have them for the pilot at least! They will also be taking on the roles of executive producers. While I’m never a big fan of remakes or adaptations, it’s comforting to know they have their hand in it.


The show also has cast members that have joined! Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, and Harvey Guillen are currently attached to the project. It’s a good line-up! I’m really excited for Matt Berry to be a part of it, since he was some of the best parts in The IT Crowd. It’s also unclear whether or not Clement and Waititi will reprise their roles but we can always cross our fingers for cameos! The more I hear about the project, the more hopeful I am for it. 

What do you think of the news? Are you looking forward to it or still not on board? Let us know! Be sure to come back to Geek Girl Authority for more news! What We Do in the Shadows TV series currently doesn’t have a release date. 


Erin Lynch