Christopher Nolan‘s next movie has finally been confirmed – he will direct the upcoming WWII drama Dunkirk!
The story for the film is “set during the legendary evacuation of the northern French city during WWII” and Nolan is reportedly looking for teenage newcomers in London for the lead roles, according to Variety.
Among the established actors in talks to join the cast are Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, and Kenneth Branagh.
“We are thrilled to be continuing our collaboration with Christopher Nolan, a singular filmmaker who has created some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful films of all time,” said Greg Silverman, president of Creative Development and Worldwide Production. “Dunkirk is a gripping and powerful story and we are excited to see Chris, Emma and their cast realize it on the big screen.”
The movie already has a release date of July 21, 2017!