Christopher Nolan Taps Hans Zimmer For ‘Interstellar’ Score

Dave McNary

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

Zimmer is repped by WME.

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