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Nolan, Oppenheimer director, not interested in making more superhero movies

The British-American director confirmed this in an interview with a French YouTuber.

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Christopher Nolan is in the midst of promoting Oppenheimer, his epic film about the Manhattan Project, which the director was encouraged to make thanks to actor Robert Pattinson. This would not be news if it were not for the times in which we live, where influencers and YouTubers are gradually taking over the territory of big television and media. This time, the director of films like Interstellar and Inception has answered the questions of French YouTuber HugoDécrypte, and among those questions is one that has caught the attention: Is Nolan willing to make more superhero movies?

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The moment came during a round of quick questions, and the answer was clear, brief and forceful: No. A bucket of cold water for those of us who still remember the trilogy that Christopher Nolan directed for Batman, especially considering the impact the saga had on the director’s career. But he’s not just sticking to superhero movies, when asked if he’d be willing to direct something for television, Nolan answered with a resounding no, so we can check that box off as well. The good news, and we say good because of the lack of rejection, is the possibility of directing a Star Wars movie.

You can watch the video interview below:

Waiting for Barbenheimer

This Friday, July 21, two of the most anticipated movies of the year hit theaters. On the one hand, the live-action adaptation of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, which has already caused an earthquake of anticipation on the networks and will star Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the roles of Barbie and Ken. Elsewhere, Nolan will release the mammoth Oppenheimer, a 3-hour, 9-minute movie whose reel is 17 kilometers long. The film will feature such familiar faces as Cillian Murphy, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr. and Florence Pugh.