Christopher Nolan is a film director, producer, and screenwriter.
Chargers running back Austin Ekeler and Rich discuss his improbable journey to the NFL, how he dealt with injury after finally winning the starting job, head coach Anthony Lynn’s tenuous job status, Justin Herbert’s immense potential, his co-founding of Gridiron Gaming Group, and if Lamar Jackson was cramping up or doing something else in the locker room during the Ravens’ MNF game. (2:41). Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan and Rich discuss his new film ‘Tenet’ and his obsession with time that’s threaded through most of his movies, the challenge of filming Tenet’s time-twisting scenes with actor John David Washington, what it was like to buy then destroy an actual 747 jet airplane, which “Dark Knight’ role he originally wanted Heath Ledger to play, and his surprising reveal about which movie he just can’t stop watching. (22:00). Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest news including updates on Drew Brees, James Conner, Alex Smith, Christian McCaffrey and others. (45:47).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at 
He very well may be the most important filmmaker working today, delivering challenging spectacles and awe-inspiring entertainments meant for the biggest screen possible. Christopher Nolan returns to the podcast this week as his film, "Tenet", finally becomes available for everyone in their comfort of their homes. In this chat, Christopher chats about the influence of Michael Mann and James Bond films on his work, the ambition of "Tenet", the bold performances of Heath Ledger and Tom Hardy in the Batman films, and much more.
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Jul 30th, 1970
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1 hour, 46 minutes
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