Matthew McConaughey Confirmed for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

This sci-fi thriller centers on a journey into outer space that pushes the boundaries of our scientific knowledge.

Matthew McConaughey confirmed to star in Interstellar
Matthew McConaughey confirmed to star in Interstellar
Matthew McConaughey has confirmed that he is starring in director Christopher Nolan's upcoming film Interstellar. When asked about the project during a recent interview, the actor responded with a brief statement.

"I'm confirming."

We reported last week that the actor had been offered the lead role of Cooper, but it wasn't known if he had accepted or entered into negotiations at the time. No details were given for his character. The story will follow a journey into outer space that broadens our understanding of scientific knowledge. Our report from last week also revealed that the project is loosely based on the scientific theories of Kip S. Thorne, who believes that wormholes do actually exist and can be used for time travel.

Christopher Nolan is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with his brother, Jonathan Nolan. Christopher Nolan is also producing with Emma Thomas and Lynda Obst, with Kip S. Thorne serving as an executive producer and consultant. It isn't known when production will begin.

Interstellar was released November 7th, 2014 and stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Bill Irwin, Casey Affleck, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow. The film is directed by Christopher Nolan.



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Comments (17)

  1. Cheetoboy

    I'm already very much looking forward to this, even though this movie is so far a mystery, Christopher Nolan is the greatest, the Batman trilogy and Inception has already #1 on my radar, and Matthew McConaughey is a very great actor.

    2 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  2. thedude-abides

    No doubt, @superman81. Haven't seen Killer Joe or Lincoln Lawyer, but it's obvious from the trailers he was excellent. I have seen The Paperboy, which he was also great in, and Mud looks to be another terrific effort from Mr. McConaughey.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  3. Superman81

    @thedude-abides if you have seen Killer Joe then you know he can be a serious actor. He was excellent in the Lincoln Lawyer. This will for sure be a movie to see

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  4. CoreyB

    Zimmer will def score the film! Congrats to McConaughey for getting the part! This one cant come sooner!

    2 years agoby @CoreyBFlag

  5. thedude-abides

    He's put himself in position to finally be taken seriously. I look forward to seeing what he can do working with one of the world's best.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  6. Dan

    Good for McConaughey. He's been having a run of good roles.

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  7. The Knight Has Risen

    That's what I like about these space girls, man; I get older, they stay the same age.

    2 years agoby @thehost91Flag

  8. ejk1

    Good.

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  9. Dark enV

    It's a Nolan film, I'm there no matter what LOL. Hope McConaughey does great

    2 years agoby @dark-envFlag

  10. moviegeek

    curious to seehow this works out. McConaughey has been rock solid lately.

    2 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  11. SherlockHolmes2009

    Hope he does great

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  12. Replicant

    @ridgl lol

    He's a great actor when he's working with the right director on a good project.

    2 years agoby @felipe-11Flag

  13. Titon

    and let's hope Hans Zimmer scores the film.

    2 years agoby @TitonFlag

  14. WalterWhite

    I'm expecting another mind f*ck by Mr.Nolan.

    2 years agoby @WalterWhiteFlag

  15. ridgl

    alright alright alright

    2 years agoby @ridglFlag

  16. Titon

    Let's see what Happens!

    2 years agoby @TitonFlag

  17. BawnianĀ©-Dexeus

    Let the games begin!

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag