(also known as Taika Cohen
) is a New Zealander
director, actor, screenwriter, and comedian, best known for directing Eagle vs. Shark
, writing, directing, appearing in Boy
, and appearing alongside Ryan Reynolds
in Green Lantern
He is a screenwriter for the 2016 film Moana, and directed the 2017 Marvel film Thor: Ragnarok, in which he also played Korg and provided motion capture for Surtur and Hulk.