Director Christopher Nolan has inked a deal with Warner Bros to film Inception, based on his own screenplay. The sci-fi action film, “set within the architecture of the mind,” aims to begin shooting this summer and hit theatres in summer 2010, according to the studio.
Dark Knight was a box-office monster, scoring the second-highest gross of all time. Additionally, deceased star Heath Ledger has scored a Best Supporting Actor prize in nearly every awards show this season, with only the Oscars to go.
Batman lovers should be used to exercising patience, though. Three years passed between the first Christian Bale-fronted venture, 2005’s Batman Begins, and last year’s The Dark Knight.