Large-name director Christopher Nolan lately confronted some warmth when Anne Hathaway complimented his determination to reportedly forbid chairs from his movie sets. If folks can sit, they may cease working, and Nolan apparently isn’t any fan of that. Hathaway mentioned Nolan was “onto one thing” with this concept.
Now, a spokesperson for Nolan has clarified the director’s earlier feedback, saying chairs will not be, in reality, banned from Nolan’s units.
“For the report, the one issues banned from [Christopher Nolan’s] units are cell telephones (not all the time efficiently) and smoking (very efficiently),” spokesperson Kelly Bush Novak instructed IndieWire.
“The chairs Anne was referring to are the administrators chairs clustered across the video monitor, allotted on the idea of hierarchy not bodily want. Chris chooses to not use his however has by no means banned chairs from the set. Forged and crew can sit wherever and every time they want and often do.”
The commentary round chairs on Nolan’s units swiftly drew a backlash, although the concept chairs have been banned was instantly put into query. Extras on Nolan’s The Darkish Knight, together with Aaron Stewart-Ahn (who went on to jot down Mandy), mentioned there have been “plenty of chairs” accessible throughout the filming of that film.
The journalist Jeff Jensen additionally commented that there have been chairs accessible when he was visiting the units for The Darkish Knight Rises and Interstellar. Author Gregory Ellwood mentioned the identical factor.
I don’t imply to trigger bother, however… I used to be on the units of each “The Darkish Knight Rises” and “Interstellar,” and other people, I’m telling you, there have been chairs. I even sat in a pair.
— Jeff Jensen (@EWDocJensen) June 30, 2020
Cough, I used to be on set for The Darkish Knight…confirmed there have been chairs for press…
…and sure it was superb https://t.co/2aL84FGZRW
— Gregory Ellwood – The Playlist 🎬 (@TheGregoryE) June 30, 2020
Nolan’s latest movie, Tenet, is currently slated to be in theaters August 12–although the discharge date has been pushed again twice thus far on account of problems with theater and COVID-19.