Christopher Nolan’s Next Project Revealed

By July 27, 2015

Although director Christopher Nolan has spent the last decade making blockbusters like InterstellarInception, and The Dark Knight Trilogy, the next film to be taken on by the visionary is of decidedly different scale.

According to an announcement from the Film Forum, Nolan’s next project is entitled Quay, a documentary about the eponymous Quay Brothers. The Quay Brothers, Stephen and Timothy, are a duo primarily known for their innovations in stop-motion animation. The Quays, who reside in England, got their start after moving from Pennsylvania to London in 1969 in order to attend the city’s Royal College of Art. Their first short film collaborations were made during heir time in England, but unfortunately no longer exist after the only prints were irreparably destroyed in a fire.

They’ve gone on to make such highly regarded animated works as 1979’s Nocturna Artificialia, 1986’s Street of Crocodiles, and 2000’s In Absentia. They’re primarily known for the embedding of major thematic elements in their stories, as well as a methodical creative process. The Quays are said to be a big influence on Christopher Nolan’s own narrative method in the films he writes and directs, and the project from him seems to be one of passion. Nolan’s documentary will be a short film, and it will play alongside three of the Quays’ films at an event at the Film Forum itself in New York City. Nolan himself wil curate the event, and will then host a conversation with both Quay brothers. the event with Nolan present will take place on Wednesday, August 19th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

Nolan has yet to commit to a new major motion picture project after the release of Interstellar last year. His production company, Syncopy, is next attached to Warner Bros.’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, on which Nolan serves as an executive producer. For more on the future for Christopher Nolan and other entertainment news, keep it locked on GeekNation!

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  • i dont think any one would mind him taking the helm for LAST AIRBENDER and rebooting the whole series ( is it possible to reboot after the DEATH OF AANG : FIRENATION TRIUMPHANT ??)

    to this day i can watch bb / dk nonstop but something about the way that tom talks just kills the whole movie for me ( and i have only seen it halfway in 4 attempts).

    dont get me wrong he is a good director who knows what he wants ( and even drug out the bat into CSI territory , ie making it actually possible in the real world ) so if he does another hero saga it will be better than anything the mouse will toss our way ( SINCE disney doesnt kill people on a mass scale, in their marvel movies, DESPITE planetwide attacks )