'Interstellar,' starring McConaughey and Hathaway, starts shooting

Aug. 13, 2013 at 6:38 PM
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HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Director Christopher Nolan has begun principal photography on "Interstellar" in Alberta, Canada, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures said Tuesday.

Co-written by Nolan and his brother Jonathan, the science-fiction film is to be released in IMAX and 35mm theaters Nov. 7, 2014.

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn and Michael Caine, the movie 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 the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage," a synopsis said.

Paramount Pictures will distribute the film domestically and Warner Bros. Pictures internationally.

Christopher Nolan's previous movies include "Memento," "Batman Begins," "The Dark Knight," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Inception."

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