Early reactions to Christopher Nolan’s epic will make fans more excited to return to the movies


Due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), 2020 has been one of the most unconventional years in cinema. In fact, since March, theaters across the United States and beyond have been mostly closed. Countless films have been postponed or delayed indefinitely. But one of the most anticipated is Principe, Christopher Nolan’s latest thriller.

Christopher Nolan at the Kodak Film Awards | Rachel Murray / Getty Images for Kodak

Christopher Nolan’s new film is shrouded in mystery

Just like previous versions of Nolan, Principe has been the subject of much speculation and excitement. Yet despite how eagerly fans are looking forward to the movie, there is a lot they don’t know. Principe. Some rumors have even suggested that this was a secret sequel to Nolan’s blockbuster in 2010, Start.

What fans know for sure Principe is that he has a stellar ensemble cast. John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman) plays the role of an agent working for an organization known as Tenet. And he meets characters played by Robert Pattinson, Kenneth Branagh, Elizabeth Debicki, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Michael Caine.

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Early reactions to “Tenet” only add to the hype for the film

Of Memento at Interstellar, Nolan films tend to defy audiences. Even Branagh himself admits he’s trying to roll his head Principe. But, according to Deadline, the early reactions to the film have been overwhelmingly positive. In a recent conference call, IMAX CEO Rich Gelfond shared the reactions of his employees.

Several people at IMAX were involved in Principe in post-production phase. Their reaction was, “Oh my God, I forgot how awesome it was to be in a movie.” Principe is just a beautiful movie, beautifully shot and beautifully directed. … It wasn’t just a person at an age. It was a number of IMAX employees who spontaneously told me.

Of course, fans should consider the source here. IMAX worked on the film. So naturally, the CEO of the company has every interest in getting the film edited. That said, Nolan has a history of delivering films worthy of the IMAX experience. By all accounts, Principe seems to stay true to this tradition.

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When will Nolan’s last finally arrive in theaters?

Initially, Warner Bros. Principe with a July 2020 release date. But due to the pandemic, the studio has postponed the film several times. The summer movie season in general collapsed in 2020. For now, Principe will be released in 70 countries on August 26, 2020. It will then hit select US theaters on September 3, 2020 before expanding.

Of course, this schedule is subject to change. As the world continues to grapple with this public health crisis, Nolan’s latest film could be pushed further into fall 2020 or even into 2021. However, given the investments from Warner Bros., the fans shouldn’t count on. Principe hit the demand anytime soon.

Principe will – as of this writing – be in US theaters on September 3, 2020. Stay tuned for updates.


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