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Christopher Nolan is in talks to bend space and time with his next potential project

Jan. 10, 2013by: Alejandro Stepenberg

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There are few directors out there for me who, the moment I hear what their next project is, I immediately want to know what they're doing after that. And Christopher Nolan undoubtedly bestrides that list as a colossus, unquestioned in his top spot.  The moment THE DARK KNIGHT RISES was announced I was already itching to know what was next, and while we may never know what other projects he considered, his final choice may be at last coming into focus.

INTERSTELLAR is a script by Christopher's brother Jonathan that has had Steven Spielberg attached to direct since it first landed on the market back in 2006 - in characteristic fashion I can't tell you too much as to just what it's about (even if I did know, which I don't, I wouldn't tell you anyway), but here's what can currently be concretely said:

The film "involves time travel and alternate dimensions in a story that sees a group of explorers travel through a wormhole. The script is based on scientific theories developed by a Kip Thorne, a theoretical physicist, a gravitational physicist and astrophysicist at Caltech."  Which is just as well beacuse Christopher, a notorious stickler for technical detail and story machinations, is just about the only man I'd trust these days to follow the newly-established legacy set by Rian Johnson (LOOPER).  The dealmaking process itself has been described as "very complicated," with Christopher having been in talks for months (assumingly in regards to the usual concerns like logistics, budget, and creative control).  If INTERSTELLAR does indeed end ip being Nolan's next, it would be made by both Paramount and Warner Bros., Nolan's home for the majority of his movie-making career (all three Batman movies, plus INCEPTION and INSOMNIA). 

So that's what we know for now.  But what say you - ae you excited to potentially see Nolan tackle straight-up sci-fi? Would you have preferred he did a smaller film (INSOMNIA, THE PRESTIGE) before returning to the world of large-scale, multi-layered filmmaking/storytelling? Or are happy for any new film from Nolan, caveats be damned?

Extra Tidbit: I actually am a bit less than excited, mainly because I imagine it'll be a fair while before we see INTERSTELLAR in cinemas and I want a new Nolan film NOW. Though I'm also not the biggest fan of sci-fi, so I wish he was at least doing another small film before it. But that part's definitely pure personal opinion.

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7:33PM on 01/10/2013

Sounds Interesting

Chris Nolan and his crew have satisfied me many times over. I look forward to more films.
Chris Nolan and his crew have satisfied me many times over. I look forward to more films.
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6:42PM on 01/10/2013

Meh...

I think I'm off the Nolan train already...
I think I'm off the Nolan train already...
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2:31PM on 01/10/2013

In Nolan We Trust

Spielberg simply isn't smart enough or skilled enough to take on a project like this. Nolan made us reevaluate the filmmakers we once thought of as great (If Kubrick were alive today, he would humbly bow to Nolan). Nolan has already redefined cinema, and he will do it again with Interstellar.

Spielberg simply isn't smart enough or skilled enough to take on a project like this. Nolan made us reevaluate the filmmakers we once thought of as great (If Kubrick were alive today, he would humbly bow to Nolan). Nolan has already redefined cinema, and he will do it again with Interstellar.

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1:26PM on 01/10/2013
Great. Another fat headed, pretentious movie full of characters in grey suits. The movie-going public is going to eat this shit up. I'm already dreading another endless wave of memes based on a thorough misunderstanding of either the title of the movie or its central theme.
Great. Another fat headed, pretentious movie full of characters in grey suits. The movie-going public is going to eat this shit up. I'm already dreading another endless wave of memes based on a thorough misunderstanding of either the title of the movie or its central theme.
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12:18PM on 01/10/2013
Would love for Nolan to get Bale, Jackman, DiCaprio, and Levitt for this film.
Would love for Nolan to get Bale, Jackman, DiCaprio, and Levitt for this film.
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12:06PM on 01/10/2013
Just take my money. I'm there.
Just take my money. I'm there.
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11:23AM on 01/10/2013
*yawn*
*yawn*
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11:11AM on 01/10/2013
It's nice to hear Jonathan wrote the script, not Nolan. With Inception, I felt that the dialogue was so cut and paste that I thought I was listening to someone recite a encyclopedia. Maybe with a project like this, Nolan can finally explore more fantasy elements and not get too worked up over remaining grounded.
It's nice to hear Jonathan wrote the script, not Nolan. With Inception, I felt that the dialogue was so cut and paste that I thought I was listening to someone recite a encyclopedia. Maybe with a project like this, Nolan can finally explore more fantasy elements and not get too worked up over remaining grounded.
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10:14AM on 01/10/2013
Do whatever the hell want, Nolan, I am always going to be there!!!
Do whatever the hell want, Nolan, I am always going to be there!!!
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9:41AM on 01/10/2013
I hope he brings back Jerry O'Connell and John Rhys-Davies.
I hope he brings back Jerry O'Connell and John Rhys-Davies.
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9:30AM on 01/10/2013
Iam pretty excited to see Nolan's action-thriller version of 2001: a Space odyssey,which also has elements of Space,interdimentional time-travel,philosophy,psychology,physics.i would also like to see Nolan do a small film with surrealistic,avant-grade,psychological elements
Iam pretty excited to see Nolan's action-thriller version of 2001: a Space odyssey,which also has elements of Space,interdimentional time-travel,philosophy,psychology,physics.i would also like to see Nolan do a small film with surrealistic,avant-grade,psychological elements
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8:38AM on 01/10/2013
I would love Nolan to tackle anything. He's capable of that. The man is universal. I would love to see what he can do with straight up science fiction. I've been waiting for Nolan's next project for a long time, and now this comes along. sweet. I wish he'll go back to a completely psychological film, he is great about tackling the human mind and all it can and cannot handle sanely or insanely.
I would love Nolan to tackle anything. He's capable of that. The man is universal. I would love to see what he can do with straight up science fiction. I've been waiting for Nolan's next project for a long time, and now this comes along. sweet. I wish he'll go back to a completely psychological film, he is great about tackling the human mind and all it can and cannot handle sanely or insanely.
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7:57AM on 01/10/2013
Starga-- i mean Interstellar sounds great.
Starga-- i mean Interstellar sounds great.
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7:24AM on 01/10/2013
It could be Looper by way of Inception with a mix of 12 Monkeys. That would be perfect.
It could be Looper by way of Inception with a mix of 12 Monkeys. That would be perfect.
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7:49AM on 01/10/2013
I just looked up the definition of perfect, and you're right. Well put indeed.
I just looked up the definition of perfect, and you're right. Well put indeed.
7:56AM on 01/10/2013
Thanks! Come to think of it, imagine Looper mixing with Inception already gives me a headache. Adding 12 Monkeys to that, then I'd probably need a whole bottle of aspirin :]
Thanks! Come to think of it, imagine Looper mixing with Inception already gives me a headache. Adding 12 Monkeys to that, then I'd probably need a whole bottle of aspirin :]
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