Christopher Nolan's "INTERSTELLAR" To Be Co-Produced And Jointly Distributed By Paramount Pictures And Warner Bros. Pictures

 Christopher Nolan's "INTERSTELLAR" To Be Co-Produced And Jointly Distributed
               By Paramount Pictures And Warner Bros. Pictures


Paramount To Distribute Domestically, Warner Bros. Pictures Internationally

PR Newswire

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 8, 2013

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and Warner
Bros. Pictures jointly announced today that writer/director Christopher
Nolan's "INTERSTELLAR" will be co-produced and distributed by the two studios,
with Paramount Pictures handling Domestic distribution and Warner Bros.
Pictures distributing the film Internationally. "INTERSTELLAR" will be
released beginning November 7, 2014, in theaters and IMAX®.


Directed and written by Academy Award-nominee Nolan ("INCEPTION," "THE DARK
KNIGHT RISES"), "INTERSTELLAR" is based on a script by Jonathan Nolan. The
film will be produced by Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan of Syncopy Films
and Obst of Lynda Obst Productions. Kip Thorne will executive produce. The
film will depict a heroic interstellar voyage to the furthest reaches of our
scientific understanding.

Brad Grey, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures said, "As a filmmaker and
storyteller, Chris has continuously entertained the world with his
extraordinary and unparalleled talents. I am pleased beyond measure to welcome
him to the Paramount Pictures family. Partnering with Chris, Emma, Lynda and
Warner Bros. to release this original idea next November is the perfect way to
start the Thanksgiving and holiday movie season for audiences around the

Jeff Robinov, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Group, said, "Christopher Nolan
is truly one of the great auteurs working in film today, and we're extremely
proud of our successful and ongoing collaboration with him and Emma Thomas.
We are excited to be teaming with Paramount, and look forward to working with
the Nolans, and producer Lynda Obst, on this extraordinary new project."

About Paramount Pictures Corporation

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of
filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading
content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital
entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most
powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures,
Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures,
MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount
Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures
International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

About Warner Bros. Pictures

Warner Bros. Pictures meets worldwide tastes and demands with a diverse mix of
filmed entertainment and is a global leader in the marketing and distribution
of feature films. The International Division operates offices in 24 countries
and releases films in over 125 international territories, either directly to
theaters or in conjunction with partner companies and co-ventures.
Internationally, the Studio has been the market leader in six of the last 13
years, having surpassed $1 billion in grosses a total of 15 years, 12 of which
were consecutive years, and crossed $2 billion five times, including 2004,
2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

SOURCE Paramount Pictures

Contact: Katie Martin Kelley, Paramount Pictures, +1-323-956-2821,; or Lisa Stone, Warner Bros. Pictures, +1-818-954 4124,
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