Taika Waititi (and friends) read ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Nick Kroll, Meryl Streep and a couple of Hemsworths assist

TaikaThe list of celebrities reading books to kids online during the COVID-19 pandemic is fairly extensive, but this one stands out. Oscar winning writer/director/actor Taika Waititi (“Jojo Rabbit,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “The Mandalorian,” and so on,) has put together an all-star cast to read Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach.”

Over the course of 10 installments, airing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. ET, he’ll be joined by the likes of Meryl Streep, Mindy Kaling, Chris and Liam Hemsworth and Lupita Nyong’o, among others.

Each episode is accompanied by family-friendly crafts, experiments and competitions.

The undertaking is to benefit the nonprofit Partners in Health, which is currently working to fight the coronavirus.

Episode 1

Episode 2

Watch episodes as they stream, here. 

What: Taika Waititi and friends read “James and the Giant Peach”
When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m. ET
Where: Right here

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