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March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures jointly announced today that writer/director
Christopher Nolan's "INTERSTELLAR" will be co-produced and distributed by the two studios, with Paramount Pictures handling Domestic distribution and Warner Bros. Pictures distributing the film Internationally. "INTERSTELLAR" will be released beginning
November 7, 2014, in theaters and IMAX®.
Directed and written by Academy Award-nominee Nolan ("INCEPTION," "THE DARK KNIGHT RISES"), "INTERSTELLAR" is based on a script by
Jonathan Nolan. The film will be produced by
Emma Thomas and
Christopher Nolan of Syncopy Films and Obst of Lynda Obst Productions.
Kip Thorne will executive produce. The film will depict a heroic interstellar voyage to the furthest reaches of our scientific understanding.
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."
About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.