Joseph Gordon-Levitt Boards Nolan’s Inception

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (upcoming (500) Days of Summer and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) will star in Christopher Nolan’s Inception at Warner Bros. Pictures.

The film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Cillian Murphy and Ellen Page, is a contemporary sci-fi actioner set within “the architecture of the mind.”

The Hollywood Reporter says that Gordon-Levitt is taking the role to have been played by James Franco, who bowed out over scheduling issues. He would play an associate of DiCaprio’s character, a CEO-type.

Cotillard plays DiCaprio’s wife, while Ellen Page is playing a grad student and DiCaprio’s sidekick.

The film shoots this summer for a July 16, 2010 release.


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