Christopher Nolan Chooses Universal Studios For His New Film
by Meenakshi | Wed, 15 Sep 2021 09:25:10 GMT
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The Hollywood director, for the time since 2001, is making a film that will not be developed and distributed under the banner of Warner Bros. The filmmaker, since his 2001's film Memento is finally breaking away from Warner Brothers and is choosing Universal Studios for his upcoming film. Nolan plans to start the production of the film in early next year, with Universal Studios giving him the green light.

Ever since his film Insomnia, Nolan has been somewhat involved with Warner Bros for the distribution of his films. The director, when signed up for directing 2014's Interstellar, went all the way to ensure that Warner Bros. serves as the international distributor. The filmmaker did all this work in order to make the studio happy. But it all changed with the Warner Bros. decision to release Tenet its 2021 movie on its video streaming platform, HBO Max. The director did not like WB's decision to not tell him the plan ahead of the official announcement. He went as far as calling HBO Max "the worst streaming service," and the move simply shocked and upset the studio.

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Christopher Nolan recently worked on Warner Bros. Tenet. The film featured Robert Pattinson, Michael Caine, Dimple Kapadia, John David Washington, and Elizabeth Debicki. The British-American director is currently working on an all-new project which focuses on J Robert Oppenheimer, an American theoretical physicist who played a crucial role for the United States in World War 2 with the development of the atomic bomb.

Christopher Nolan is considered by many as one of the greatest Hollywood directors. Nolan's movies around the globe have grossed more than a whopping US$5 billion, which even helped him earn a total of 36 Oscar nominations and 11 wins. In 2015 and 2019, the director was named as one of the most influential people worldwide. The  director with every film sets a new standard and record for the industry to follow.