“Chris chooses to now not use his however has never banned chairs from the put,” a spokesperson tells IndieWire.
Christopher Nolan doesn’t ban chairs from his movie objects, a spokesperson for the director has confirmed to IndieWire. Social media buzz over an alleged chair ban on Nolan’s objects erupted June 29 after Variety published an “Actors on Actors” video interview between Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman whereby the aged complimented Nolan’s decision to now not enable chairs on put. Hathaway has seemed in Nolan’s blockbusters “The Darkish Knight Rises” and “Interstellar.”
“For the story, the supreme things banned from [Christopher Nolan’s] objects are mobile phones (now not consistently successfully) and smoking (very successfully),” Nolan’s spokesperson Kelly Bush Novak of ID acknowledged in an announcement. “The chairs Anne became referring to are the administrators chairs clustered all the method in which thru the video track, allotted on the premise of hierarchy now not physical need. Chris chooses to now not use his however has never banned chairs from the put. Cast and crew can sit wherever and whenever they need and continually create.”
Hathaway acknowledged in her interview that Nolan “doesn’t enable chairs, and his reasoning is, within the event that it’s doubtless you’ll moreover maintain chairs, folks will sit, and within the event that they’re sitting, they’re now not working.” The Oscar-winning actress added, “I point out, he has these improbable movies by manner of scope and ambition and technical prowess and emotion. It consistently arrives on the head underneath agenda and underneath funds. I judge he’s onto something with the chair impart.”
The interview caused several movie critics and journalists to discuss out in opposition to an alleged “no chairs on put” rule. The backlash caused performing extras from Nolan’s movies, corresponding to “Mandy” co-author Aaron Stewart-Ahn, to arrangement forward and inform there is now not any ban in opposition to chairs. Stewart-Ahn wrote on Twitter that “we had heaps of chairs and tables in our staging space” on “The Darkish Knight Rises.” Journalists Jeff Jensen and Gregory Ellwood also took to social media to bid there were heaps of chairs when they visited the comedian book movie put. Jensen also visited the “Interstellar” put and acknowledged there were chairs.
Subsequent up for Nolan is “Tenet,” an espionage story starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson that Warner Bros. is decided to launch in theaters August 12.