Christopher Nolan Taps Hans Zimmer For ‘Interstellar’ Score

Hans Zimmer

Prolific composer Hans Zimmer has re-teamed with Christopher Nolan to write the score for Nolan’s time-travel movie “Interstellar.”

The duo have collaborated previously on “Inception,” the “Dark Knight” trilogy and the upcoming “Man of Steel,” which Nolan produced.

Paramount and Warner Bros. will co-produce and co-distribute Nolan’s “Interstellar,” with plans to release it on Nov. 7, 2014.  Nolan will produce with Emma Thomas and Lynda Obst; he’ll also direct the film, based on the theories of physicist Kip Thorne.

Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, and Michael Caine are attached to star.

Zimmer won an Oscar for “the Lion King” and has been nominated for Oscars for “Rain Man,” “The Preacher’s Wife,” “As Good as It Gets,” “The Thin Red Line,” “Gladiator,” “Sherlock Holmes” and “Inception.”

Collider.com first reported Zimmer’s attachment to “Interstellar.”

Zimmer is repped by WME.

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    1. EK says:

      That’s great, as is Zimmer, but isn’t it time for a few new composers to get a chance? Between Nolan’s reliance on Zimmer and Spielberg’s on John Williams these movies are starting to sound alike.

      • Goober says:

        I think its worse with Actors. Same faces all the time. Can’t see the role, just the celebrity gossip pages.

        • Thomas says:

          Nolan hasn’t worked with two of the three main stars ever before, and only worked with Anne Hathaway once. As for Michael Caine, he has become a staple of the Nolan films, being in all but Insomnia and Memento. But Nolan always has gotten fresh faces for starring roles.

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