Is Christopher Nolan Going Interstellar?

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dark Knight trilogy helmer Christopher Nolan is close to signing a deal to direct and produce a time travel thriller called Interstellar, which has been scripted by brother Jonathan.

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Steven Spielberg was previously attached to the project, a joint venture between Paramount and Warners, but it is unclear if he retains any involvement now.

The story concerns the use of wormholes to travel through time and to alternate dimensions. The script is based on scientific theories developed by Kip Thorne, an astrophysicist at Caltech.

Of Nolan’s likely involvement, The Hollywood Reporter claims that, “Dealmaking has been underway for months and is described as very complex.” Not half as complex as the plot is likely to be, if Inception is anything to go by…