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Turning to Supernatural Thriller, Christopher Nolan Hires Keith Gordon

July 1, 2011 (7:02 am) GMT
Having tapped his co-producer on 'The Dark Knight Rises' to adapt and direct the untitled project, Nolan himself will work behind the scenes and take the executive producer credit.
Turning to Supernatural Thriller, Christopher Nolan Hires Keith Gordon

Christopher Nolan is turning his attention to the horror genre. The filmmaker, who is known for his work in such movies as "" and "", has through his company, Syncopy, set up a supernatural thriller at Warner Bros., but he won't be the one directing the new project.

Nolan, instead, hired Keith Gordon to write and direct this , while he himself takes the role of executive producer along with partner Emma Thomas. This will be a second time the 40-year-old takes a role behind the scenes for the projects he produces. He's giving the directing job of Superman reboot "" to Zack Snyder.

Gordon is perhaps known for his role as Arnie Cunningham in 1983 horror film "Christine". He has directed films, such as "Waking the Dead" and "", and episodes of "" and "". The 50-year-old has worked as Nolan's assistant on several projects, including "", and serves as a co-producer on "".

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