Could Christopher Nolan Return to Superhero World?

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We adore Christopher Nolan’s work and routinely return to his films, such as Memento and Inception for repeat viewings. But, it was his The Dark Knight trilogy that truly endeared him to the masses, banking $2.5 billion worldwide when The Dark Knight Rises closed his superhero trilogy.

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Now, Nolan is back filming a non-superhero movie with Interstellar. While out talking about that sci-fi flick, starring Matthew McConaughey as a man going into deep space to try to find us a new home, the subject was broached about whether he could ever see himself returning to make a superhero movie.

After all, watch Man of Steel online and he’s the executive producer!

"I think I had a great experience with the superhero genre and got to explore a lot of things,” Nolan told TimeOut.

“It was a good decade of my life and I find it hard to imagine returning to it -- but never say never."

We’ll take that as a maybe!

Check out our favorite of the three Batman films and watch The Dark Knight online.

And speaking of that astounding piece of work, click through and discover nine things that Heath Ledger did that made his Joker iconic for Nolan.

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Christopher Nolan was born in London and currently holds a dual citizenship of both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Nolan's first directorial effort was with the 1996 full length film, Following, which he made with a budge of $6,000.

Nolan's breakthrough came with his next film, Memento, which was released in 2000 and starred Guy Pearce.  Memento was crtically acclaimed and was nominated for both a Golden Globe and Academy Award.

Next Nolan would direct a remake of the Norwegian film, Insomnia, which starred Al Pacino and Robin Williams.

Out of nowhere, Nolan was choosen to direct the reboot of the Batman franchise with the 2005 Batman Begins starring Christian Bale.  In between the massively successful The Dark Knight, Nolan also directed The Prestige which also starred Christian Bale and Michael Caine.

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