John Lithgow Joins Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar


John Lithgow wraps up the all-star cast of Christopher Nolan’s upcoming science fiction tale Interstellar, The Wrap reports. He joins Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Bill Irwin, Mackenzie Foy and Casey Affleck.

Directed and written by Nolan, Interstellar is based on a script by Jonathan Nolan. The film will be produced by Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan of Syncopy Films and Obst of Lynda Obst Productions. Kip Thorne will executive produce.

Interstellar will depict a heroic interstellar voyage to the furthest reaches of our scientific understanding. The movie hits theaters on November 7, 2014.

Lithgow recently took a sci-fi role in Rupert Wyatt’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Last year, he played supporting roles in both Judd Apatow’s This is 40 and Jay Roach’s The Campaign.

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