Christopher Nolan is shifting to Common for his subsequent film, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. After buying the undertaking round Hollywood, Common has landed Nolan’s upcoming movie, which is about World Warfare II scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who is taken into account one of many fathers of the atom bomb. Sony, Paramount and Nolan’s longtime house, Warner Bros., have been stated to be speaking concerning the undertaking with the filmmaker as nicely.
Almost all of Nolan’s movies since 2002’s Insomnia have been launched by Warner Bros., save for The Prestigue (2006), which was distributed by Disney, and Interstellar (2014), which noticed Warners and Paramount splitting up worldwide and home rights, respectively.
The transfer comes after Nolan, a powerful proponent of the theatrical expertise, spoke out last year in opposition to Warner Bros.’ determination to ship its 2021 slate day-and-date to HBO Max. “A few of our trade’s greatest filmmakers and most vital film stars went to mattress the evening earlier than considering they have been working for the best film studio and woke as much as discover out they have been working for the worst streaming service,” Nolan stated in a December assertion to THR. An unique theatrical launch for his subsequent undertaking is of the utmost significance for the filmmaker.
Nolan, who generated field workplace billions with The Darkish Knight trilogy (2005-2012) and earned his first greatest director Oscar nomination for his earlier World Warfare II movie, Dunkirk (2017), is likely one of the few administrators who can safe massive budgets for authentic concepts not primarily based on IP. He was final in theaters with Tenet, which Warners launched solely in theaters a 12 months in the past amid the coronavirus pandemic, the place it grossed simply $58.4 million domestically amid a theatrical panorama diminished by the pandemic.
Deadline first reported the information.