Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ gets release date

christopher-nolan-directorInterstellar has been described as “a heroic interstellar voyage to the furthest reaches of our scientific understanding” and it will be released on 7th November 2014.

It’s the latest sci-fi film from visionary director Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Prestige) and will focus on time travel, alternate dimensions and the relationship of a team of explorers as they travel through a wormhole.

Paramount and Warner Bros. will be teaming up on the project, with Paramount releasing in the US and Warner Bros. handling international distribution.

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.”

Nolan has enjoyed massive success in recent years with a string of classy blockbusters that include The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. He recently served as co-writer/producer on the forthcoming Man of Steel, which is due for release in on 14th June 2013.

The film is directed by Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) and stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner and Michael Shannon as General Zod.