Sam Rockwell Joins Scarlett Johansson In ‘Jojo Rabbit’

Newly minted Oscar winner Sam Rockwell has joined the cast of Jojo Rabbit, Deadline has confirmed. The movie is written and to be directed Thor: Ragnarok‘s Taika Waititi for Fox Searchlight in his follow-up to the Marvel tentpole, and production is set to begin later this spring. Scarlett Johansson is already aboard the satirical World War II tale, about a German boy in Hitler’s army who discovers that his mother (Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. Waititi will play a version of Hitler in the pic and is also producing with Carthew Neal and Chelsea Winstanley.