Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Christopher Nolan begins shooting for 'Intersteller'

'The Dark Knight' director Christopher Nolan starts the shoot of his upcoming film 'Intersteller', starring actors Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway


Christopher Nolan begins shooting for 'Intersteller' (© Getty Images)

Los Angeles: Christopher Nolan has begun shooting his upcoming film 'Intersteller' in Alberta, Canada, according to an announcement by Warner Bros.

Directed and co-written by Nolan, the production will travel the globe and utilize a mixture of 35mm anamorphic and IMAX film photography. The film, based on a combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan, is slated to release on November 7, 2014.

Paramount Pictures will distribute domestically, Warner Bros Pictures internationally.

The film chronicles 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 the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

'Interstellar' stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Timothee Chalamet, Topher Grace, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn and Michael Caine.

The film is being produced by Emma Thomas, who was also behind Nolan's 'Inception' and 'The Dark Knight' Trilogy, and Lynda Obst.

Nolan's last film as a director was 'The Dark Knight Rises', the final film in his successful Batman series. He also produced superman film 'Man of Steel'.

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