Newcomer Fionn Whitehead Cast in Lead Role for Dunkirk

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TheWrap is reporting that Christopher Nolan has begun to select the leads for his upcoming film Dunkirk by casting newcomer Fionn Whitehead in one of the two main roles. Insiders state Nolan has been testing young actors for weeks, many of whom remain largely unknown, as we initially reported back in December. Whitehead has a limited history on camera, with his only role being in the three-part horror-drama Him on ITV, but is a part of the National Youth Theatre in the UK. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, and recent Academy Award winner Mark Rylance are still set to fill out the rest of the ensemble cast.

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Hoyte van Hoytema and Christopher Nolan Reunite for Dunkirk

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The American Society of Cinematography (ASC) have reported that Hoyte van Hoytema is currently prepping for Christopher Nolan’s next feature. Van Hoytema previously worked with Nolan in 2014 on Interstellar, which earned him several nominations and a Bafta win. Hopefully this is the beginning of another long-term collaboration ala Hans Zimmer, who is confirmed to score Dunkirk if you haven’t already heard.

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Nolan Fans Podcast Episode 66: “Do a Twitter Poll”

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News of Christopher Nolan’s new movie has forced the Nolan Fans Podcast out of hibernation! On this newest episode, hosts Teddy Blass and Alex Haas are joined by Mike Eisenberg of Tall Tale Productions to resurrect the Nolan Fans Podcast. The Three discuss Nolan’s new project, Dunkirk, and the fate of IMAX.

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