Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi thriller, Interstellar, is already boasting a mighty cast, and now the cast has somehow got even better. The great John Lithgow and Ellen Burstyn have now both joined the cast!
Lithgow and Burstyn will both be playing support roles, although with the films plot details heavily guarded, it is not known exactly what roles they will be playing. However, two more names also joined the cast of support roles with them, and they are Mackenzie Foy (Twilight) and Timothee Chalamet (Homeland).
The impressive cast for Interstellar now consists of Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Mackenzie Foy and Timothee Chalamet.
“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.”