Christopher Nolan’s next film is hidden in total secrecy right now. There is not even an official log-line for the film yet, but snippets of information are slowly being revealed. Firstly was the rumour, then confirmation that Matthew McConaughey was taking the lead role, and it also appears that Anne Hathaway will be onboard to play one of the female leads.
Deadline is now reporting that Jessica Chastain is in final talks to appear in the film as the other female lead. No other details have been released, but should Chastain take the role, then Interstellar will be worth the ticket price for the amazing cast alone. Chastain has built one one hell of a career over the past few years. Appearing in films like Zero Dark Thirty, Lawless, Mama, Texas Killing Fields, The Tree of Life and Take Shelter, Chastain is now able to add a huge amount of quality to a films cast.
The most we know about the film came from a press release which was revealed a few months ago, and you can read that next:
“INTERSTELLAR” will be released beginning November 7, 2014, in theaters and IMAX®.
Directed and written by Academy Award-nominee Nolan (“INCEPTION,” “THE DARK KNIGHT RISES”), “INTERSTELLAR” is based on a script by Jonathan Nolan. The film will be produced by Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan of Syncopy Films and Obst of Lynda Obst Productions. Kip Thorne will executive produce. The film will depict a heroic interstellar voyage to the furthest reaches of our scientific understanding.
Brad Grey, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures said, “As a filmmaker and storyteller, Chris has continuously entertained the world with his extraordinary and unparalleled talents. I am pleased beyond measure to welcome him to the Paramount Pictures family. Partnering with Chris, Emma, Lynda and Warner Bros. to release this original idea next November is the perfect way to start the Thanksgiving and holiday movie season for audiences around the world.”
Jeff Robinov, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Group, said, “Christopher Nolan is truly one of the great auteurs working in film today, and we’re extremely proud of our successful and ongoing collaboration with him and Emma Thomas. We are excited to be teaming with Paramount, and look forward to working with the Nolans, and producer Lynda Obst, on this extraordinary new project.”