Paramount Pictures has announced that the latest Christopher Nolan film, Interstellar, has begun principal photography today. The film was written and directed by Nolan who is famous for his work on films such as Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy.
Interstellar follows the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. According to the official press release from Paramount, the film is based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan, originally developed for Paramount Pictures and producer Lynda Obst.
the film boasts an impressive cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Timothée Chalamet, Topher Grace, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn, and Michael Caine.
Production began in Alberta, Canada and will be released in IMAX and theaters on November 7th, 2014.