The new Christopher Nolan movie is called Tenet but what meaning does the title have?

A new Christopher Nolan film is always met with awe and excitement, but what is the meaning of his next project’s title; Tenet? Even when it was announced, with no information whatsoever, general audiences and devoted fans alike began to prematurely speculate. All we knew is that a new movie was on the way, and that’s all that mattered. 

Very few filmmakers can deliver blockbusters like Nolan and gain such widespread acclaim. He has helmed the likes of Dunkirk, Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight trilogy and many more, all of which reinforce his status as one of the most consistent filmmakers working today. So, let’s consider what we know about the intriguing Tenet

What is the meaning of Tenet?

The definition of the noun “tenet” is “one of the principles on which a belief or theory is based.”

So, we have connotations of rules, code of honour etc. If we’re to offer predictions, it’s that an important tenet will be defied, triggering a disastrous chain of events and a high-pursuit chase across the globe.

Tenet release date

First thing’s first, when is it coming out? It’s best to address this first, considering the fact that “A Christopher Nolan movie” is enough to sell it alone. Fortunately, we have a date. 

Lansky | Official Trailer (HD) | Vertical Entertainment

It’s scheduled for release on Friday, July 17th 2020. So, whatever Summer blockbuster is headed our way for next July is in for some particularly hot competition. His films are often sold as event movies, and Tenet is no different.

With everything going on, a number of theatrical releases have been delayed. However, there have yet been no changes made to the Tenet’s release date. 


What a cast!

We’ve seen Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Tom Hardy, Matthew McConaughey and so many more shine in his previous films. However, it looks like he’s working with some fresh faces this time around. 

Confirmed, we have Robert Pattinson (Good Time), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals), John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman), Kenneth Branagh (Dunkirk), Elizabeth Debicki (Widows), Clémence Poésy (In Bruges), Michael Caine (The Dark Knight) and Indian film actress Dimple Kapadia. 


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