Taika Waititi teams up with some of Hollywood's biggest stars to read Roald Dahl books

Must See 19/05/2020

Kiwi director Taika Waititi has teamed up with some big name Hollywood A-Listers to read Roald Dahl's James And The Giant Peach on Youtube.

James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends features the Academy Award-winning director and actors such as Meryl Streep, Chris and Liam Hemsworth, Mindy Kaling and Ryan Reynolds all reading parts of the story from their own homes.

Two of the episodes are live on YouTube. The first episode stars both Hemsworth brothers, Nick Kroll and Waititi.

The group aims to raise money for Partners In Health, a medical and social justice organisation fighting Covid-19 and supporting public health systems in some of the most vulnerable communities around the world.

Watch episode one below.