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Jonah Nolan Goes Adrift in "Interstellar" Space

March 23, 2007 (3:45 am) GMT
"The Prestige" scribe Jonah Nolan has been tapped to write for Paramount Pictures' sci-fi flick "Interstellar", set to be helmed by Steven Spielberg.

Well, this no doubt will be such a huge writing stint for Jonah Nolan in his early career as a screenwriter. Variety revealed that the man has delightfully been appointed by Paramount Pictures to take responsibility in working the script for its "", which renowned filmmaker Steven Spielberg is attached to direct.

Intended to be a space adventure feature, the project will focus on the explorers who travel through a wormhole and into another dimension. The plot was first informed by Kip S. Thorne, a Caltech physicist and expert on relativity, whose scientific theory claims that wormholes exist and can be used for time travel, which then intrigued Spielberg as he attended a Caltech workshop on the subject.

Nolan, the younger brother of famed director Christopher Nolan, most recently penned the screenplays of "" and "" for the older man. The London-born scribe is expected to begin scripting "Interstellar" as soon as he finishes writing "" for Warner Bros. Pictures.

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