The First Pitch For Interstellar: "We're Not F--ing Going" To Space

Interstellar is an epic movie about space exploration with promising tag lines like "Go Further." But in reality, the pitch that landed screenwriter Jonathan Nolan the Interstellar gig sprung from his fear that humans had peaked at one flag on the moon. Here's our exclusive interview with Interstellar writer Nolan. » 11/04/14 9:52am 11/04/14 9:52am

Person Of Interest's Creators Had To Fight For The Show To Include A.I.

Person of Interest is one of the most fascinating explorations of artificial intelligence in pop culture. But executives originally pushed for the show to avoid mentioning where Finch's "irrelevant" numbers came from at all, according to creator Jonathan Nolan. The show's producers also told us what's next in season… » 5/15/14 1:14pm 5/15/14 1:14pm

Person of Interest's producers tell us what the Machine really is

Person of Interest is back from mid-season hiatus, and already the show is delving deeply into science fictional themes, like the nature of AI consciousness. We caught up with producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman to talk about what comes next, and their real-life inspirations for the guns-and-malware world of… » 1/10/14 3:56pm 1/10/14 3:56pm

Is Christopher Nolan's Interstellar really about climate disaster?

Christopher Nolan is filming his hard science-fiction movie Interstellar, and we couldn't be more excited. Originally written by Jonathan Nolan for director Steven Spielberg, Interstellar is based on the theories of CalTech physicist Kip Thorne. But now we may know why humans need to go to another planet. » 8/31/13 11:00am 8/31/13 11:00am

Person of Interest's Nolan: "We have not lost our bloodlust."

Tonight we'll see the season ender for our favorite stealth scifi series, Person of Interest, about a team of vigilantes whose AI ally feeds them data on crimes that are about to happen. We talked to show creator Jonathan Nolan and producer Greg Plageman about what comes next in their world of surveillance technology… » 5/09/13 2:47pm 5/09/13 2:47pm

Jonathan Nolan tells us why Person of Interest embraces the…

We had a chance to talk today with Jonathan Nolan, writer of Dark Knight and the forthcoming Dark Knight Rises, as well as creator of one of the fall's most promising new TV series, Person of Interest. He told us about how his fascination with surveillance technology inspired Person of Interest — and why Batman… » 10/05/11 4:41pm 10/05/11 4:41pm