Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan Reunites with ‘Interstellar’ Cinematographer for ‘Dunkirk’

Christopher Nolan Reunites with ‘Interstellar’ Cinematographer for ‘Dunkirk’

While director Christopher Nolan and cinematographer Wally Pfister have a long standing relationship that stretches all the way back to Nolan's 2001 directorial debut Memento, it sounds like the filmmaker is taking on a different collaborator for his upcoming WWII drama Dunkirk. While many suspected that Wally Pfister would be coming aboard, Nolan has instead decided to go with his Interstellar director of photography Hoyte van Hoytema. The movie shoots this summer.

Dunkirk was announced in late December as director Christopher Nolan's next project. He has since been busy prepping the true-life tale. Composer Hans Zimmer, who created all of the music for the Dark Knight trilogy will be back to score the adventure drama. And the secondary cast is being played by heavy hitters such as Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance and Kenneth Branagh. The main actors in the film will be mostly unknowns, which are still in the process of being cast.

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Christopher Nolan Gave Zack Snyder His Blessing on ‘Batman v Superman’

Christopher Nolan Gave Zack Snyder His Blessing on ‘Batman v Superman’

Some view Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight as the seminal example of comic book and superhero filmmaking. And to follow those three movies up with an all-new Batman is surely an endeavor no ordinary filmmaker would ever attempt to take on. In fact, despite the presence of The Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder was a little hesitant to bring Bruce Wayne back to the big screen in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice after such a short absence. It has been only 4 years, after all, that we last saw Christian Bale don the cape and cowl in 2012's The Dark Knight Rises. Because of that, Zack Snyder decided that he needed to get Christopher Nolan's blessing moving the character into the future. And he certainly got what he asked for.

The Dark Knight Rises appeared to show Bruce Wayne retiring as Batman. And it seemed like a logical conclusion to the trilogy. It's also a good jumping off point for this new caped crusader, though the vigilant superhero is very different in each of these separate sagas. Once Zack Snyder had his friend's blessing, he set out to create a movie that was a little more intimate, creating a real dramatic arc between it's two title superheroes.

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Christopher Nolan's Next Movie Is the WWII Action-Thriller ‘Dunkirk’

Christopher Nolan's Next Movie Is the WWII Action-Thriller ‘Dunkirk’

Over the weekend, it was heavily rumored that Christopher Nolan's next movie will be set during World War II and is based on a true story. Now, Variety reports that is true. The action-thriller, which is set for release in July 2017, is titled Dunkirk and will take the director to France.

Christopher Nolan is directing Dunkirk from his own original screenplay. The cast is said to be made up of mostly unknowns, with no casting locked in yet. The supporting cast will likely center around Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance and Kenneth Branagh, all of whom are currently said to be in talks for the project. Christopher Nolan is producing the project with longtime partner Emma Thomas.

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Is Christopher Nolan's Next Movie a WWII Drama?

Is Christopher Nolan's Next Movie a WWII Drama?

The only thing we know about director Christopher Nolan's next movie is that it will arrive in July, 2017. No title has been announced yet. And there are no story details to go on. Director Quentin Tarantino recently hinted that the untitled project might shoot in 70mm, utilizing the projectors he had installed for his The Hateful Eight Roadshow. Today, we have word that this Untitled Christopher Nolan Movie may actually take place during WWII and revolve around the evacuation of Allied Troops from Dunkirk, France.

To just drop this as an unsubstantiated rumor would be fairly bizarre, as the information is all based in true history. Current Mayor of Dunkirk, France, Patrice Vergriete, announced this month that an American film will begin shooting in Dunkirk, France this June, and that it is being directed by a world famous filmmaker. La Voix Du Nord reached out to sources who confirm that the director in question is, in fact, Christopher Nolan.

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Is ‘Akira’ Christopher Nolan's Next Movie?

Is ‘Akira’ Christopher Nolan's Next Movie?

Fans of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga Akira have been waiting several years for this project to arrive on the silver screen, but there has been very little progress since the movie was first put into development way back in 2002. A number of filmmakers have been attached since then, with the latest being Jaume Collet-Serra. But he dropped out of the project back in June. Today we have a new, unconfirmed report from Den Of Geek, which claims that Christopher Nolan could be making Akira his next directorial project, which will be the first in an Akira trilogy.

Just last week, we reported that Warner Bros. has set a July 21, 2017 release date for Christopher Nolan's next film, although no title or story details were given. The site claims that Akira may be this mystery movie set for the summer of 2017, since the filmmaker reportedly met with an unidentified filmmaker who was formerly attached to direct Akira, over the past three months. The site also speculates that it's possible Christopher Nolan could only be coming aboard to produce, like he did with 2013's Man of Steel.

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Next Christopher Nolan Movie Is Coming Summer 2017

Next Christopher Nolan Movie Is Coming Summer 2017

Warner Bros. announced today that they are distributing a new Untitled Movie from heralded filmmaker Christopher Nolan, handing out a July 21, 2017 release date for the mystery project. The movie will go up against Universal's Pitch Perfect 3 and an untitled animated movie from 20th Century Fox, DreamWorks Animation and BlueSky Studios. The project will also come just one week after 20th Century Fox's War of the Planet of the Apes on June 14, 2017 and a week before Sony and Marvel's Spider-Man reboot on July 28, 2017.

No plot details have been given at this time, but this deal continues Christopher Nolan's long tradition of working with Warner Bros. The studio has had a hand in all of the filmmaker's movies since 2002's Insomnia, including the blockbuster Batman trilogy Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises, and the 2010 hit Inception. Warner Bros. also co-distributed the filmmaker's The Prestige with Disney's Buena Vista Pictures, and they shared distribution with Paramount on his last film, Interstellar.

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Christopher Nolan Reflects on Origins of ‘Batman Begins’

Christopher Nolan Reflects on Origins of ‘Batman Begins’

Christopher Nolan reveals how he was first approached to take on ‘Batman Begins’, and why he wanted to tell a new type of origin story.
‘Interstellar’: Anatomy of A Scene with Christopher Nolan

‘Interstellar’: Anatomy of A Scene with Christopher Nolan

‘Interstellar’ director Christopher Nolan explains how he crafted a key scene by using practical sets and on-location filming.