Christopher Nolan’s on-set chair ban sits well as a Twitter meme
If you weren’t allowed to sit at work, would you do more? Apparently,Film director Christopher Nolan firmly believes that chairs promote an unproductive film set, says actress Anne Hathaway, who worked with Nolan on the Batman film The Dark Knight Rises.
“Chris doesn’t allow chairs either … and his reasoning is that if you have chairs, people will sit and if you sit, they won’t work,” Hathaway told Variety on Monday. “He has these incredible films in terms of scope and ambition, as well as technical skills and emotions. They always end up on schedule and budget. I think he has something to do with the chair.”
Nolan’s bizarre anti-seat rule didn’t match the fans who went to Twitter with their own funny reactions.
Writer and actor Bill Corbett from Mystery Science Theater 3000 proposed a prank that is perfect for Nolan.
Other fans suggested that music chairs and seating in the Nolan restaurant could be a shock.
Here are a few chair jokes that deserve a standing ovation.
Evenis on the gag.
A film fan pointed out all the memorable moments in Nolan’s earlier films such as the Batman film The Dark Knight, Inception, Interstellar and Memento.
Another fan points to pictures of actor Robert Pattinson, who is on location while filming Nolan’s new film..
Nolan hasn’t said anything publicly about his unusual no-chair rule, but it has to work in his favorites given the nominations and awards he’s received for his previous films.
Fans will have to wait to see how much his characters sit in his.
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