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Interesting Things to Know about the Interstellar Actor and the Movie

Christopher Nolan unleashed Interstellar to the world. His obsession with the capability of the human mind led to the creation of a masterpiece. The director explored and surpassed the human perception of space by making a group of explorers find a way through the wormhole and reach beyond the possible limits of science along with a space shuttle made by humans.

About the star cast of the movie

A movie saw an Oscar-winning role by the Interstellar actor Matthew McConaughey. The other distinguished cast included Sir Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, David Gyasi, Topher Grace, Ellen Burstyn, Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck, and more. They worked hard to realize Nolan’s dream of convincing the audience to watch another possible end of the world movie.

Interesting things about the Interstellar

Find below a few interesting things about the Interstellar movie.

  • Christopher Nolan was not the initial choice for directing Interstellar

The initial choice for directing Interstellar was Steven Spielberg for his series of amazing sci-fi movies. However, one of the writers of the movie Jonathan Nolan, the brother of Christopher Nolan, suggested the name of the latter to meet the need of a new director after Steven Spielberg had the image of changing production companies quite often.

  • The popular sci-fi movies inspired Christopher Nolan throughout the direction

When the world has been in peril, famous sci-fi movies such as Avatar and Wall-E give hope to the people. The idea of Nolan to add human traveling through space in the sci-fi series made it a positive movie. It resulted in several spaceflights for exploring the space.

  • Iceland became the alien world

The movie Interstellar used water bodies and icy landscapes in Iceland for depicting alien worlds. Christopher Nolan along with a crew of three hundred people stayed in Iceland for a few weeks to get the right shot. They also transported spaceships designed and created for space exploration shots.

  • The theme music of the movie

It would be interesting to know that Hans Zimmerman wrote the music of the movie without knowing about the theme of the movie. The music was based on a sheet of paper to portray a father and daughter relationship set in strange times, especially when humankind was deemed to be on the verge of extinction.

  • The advanced shooting of visual effects

The visual effects were created and projected while the actors were shooting the scenes. It helped in receiving the most authentic reactions. Despite there were no green screens behind the actors or any prop used while shooting the scenes, the actors could see the environment they were in instead of believing it in their minds.

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