Himesh Patel onboards Nolan's 'Tenet' (Photo: Twitter)
Christopher Nolan’s latest inclusion to his already star-studded cast is "Yesterday" star Himesh Patel. Known for his extreme secrecy Nolan’s “Tenet” is believed to be an action epic evolving from the world of international espionage headlined by John David Washington judging by the 40 second teaser which was shown just before ‘Hobbs & Shaw' release last month with a tagline that read “It’s time for a new protagonist’’.
Patel, who broke out with Danny Boyle-directed musical "Yesterday", will join the the cast of Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clemence Poesy, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh.
Tenet, which is a follow up of follow-up to his 2017 Oscar winning "Dunkirk" been described as a "massive, innovative, action blockbuster" and has also been described as Nolan’s most expensive original film.
Nolan has penned the screenplay and is also producing the project with his wife, Emma Thomas. Thomas Hayslip is serving as executive producer.
Warner Bros Pictures will be distributing the film worldwide, which is scheduled to hit theatres on July 17 next year, reported Variety. It will be filmed across seven countries.