Thursday, April 2, 2009

Page, Cotillard, and Murphy may join DiCaprio in Christopher Nolan's 'Inception'

According to Variety, Warner Bros. is in talks with Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard, and Cillian Murphy to join the cast of "Inception," which Christopher Nolan wrote and will direct as his next film.

Leonardo DiCaprio has already been set to star.

WB bought the spec preemptively before other studios got a crack at the material. The subject matter has been kept under tight wraps, with the studio describing the film as a contemporary sci-fi actioner set within the architecture of the mind. Production begins this summer for 2010 release.

Nolan will produce with Emma Thomas.

The film is Nolan's first with Cotillard and Page, but he is reteaming with Murphy, who played the villain Scarecrow in "Batman Begins," with a cameo in "The Dark Knight." Murphy just completed the thriller "Peacock" and "Perrier's Bounty."

Cotillard will next be seen in the Michael Mann-directed "Public Enemies" and just completed the Rob Marshall-helmed musical "Nine."

Page just teamed with Murphy in "Peacock" and starred in the Drew Barrymore-directed "Whip It!"


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