Dunkirk has been shooting for a while, and as it’s a Christopher Nolan movie, there’s been plenty of interest in it. In fact, there’s been enough interest that someone went to the bother of leaking half of the announcement video below, which may have moved up the date Warner Bros. decided to release the whole thing.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Warner Bros. UK. are pleased to share the official announcement for Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller, ‘DUNKIRK’, which comes to cinemas July 21st 2017.
‘”Dunkirk” features a prestigious cast, including Tom Hardy (“The Revenant,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Inception”), Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies,” “Wolf Hall”), Kenneth Branagh (“My Week with Marilyn,” “Hamlet,” “Henry V”) and Cillian Murphy (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), as well as newcomer Fionn Whitehead. The ensemble cast also includes Harry Styles (One Direction) making his feature film debut.
‘Christopher Nolan (“Interstellar,” “Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy) is directing “Dunkirk” from his own original screenplay, utilizing a mixture of IMAX® and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen.
‘“Dunkirk” opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.’