The 43-year-old filmmaker will also co-write the pilot episode and executive produce the series for Apple, reported Variety.
The original film, directed by Terry Gilliam, follows the adventures of a boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) who travels to ancient Greece and Italy during the Napoleonic Wars, among other times and places, in the company of six dwarves.
Waititi's next feature film will be "Jojo Rabbit", which set to release this year. Besides this, the filmmaker will co-direct Disney+ "Star Wars" series "The Mandalorian".
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