Paramount sets scribe for 'Interstellar'
Chris Nolan’s breakthrough film “Memento,” most recently scripted “The Prestige” and the Batsequel “The Dark Knight.” The scribe will start scripting “Interstellar” as soon as he delivers “The Chicago Fire” for Warner Bros. There is no hurry. Spielberg is prepping the fourth installment of Indiana Jones for a June start with Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett, and he is expected to follow with a film about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, based on the Doris Kearns Goodwin book. Spielberg wants his “Schindler’s List” star Liam Neeson to play Lincoln. Nolan’s repped by UTA.