Ben Affleck brother Casey to star in upcoming film Interstellar

Casey Affleck, brother of the award winning filmmaker Ben Affleck (Argo), gained his popularity for his work in the drama Gone Baby Gone and The Assassination of Jesse James. The latter film earned him a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Nevertheless, he remains one of the little known actors. Now, it's time to step out of the shadow of his brother.

This could be his success with Christopher Nolan's upcoming sci-fi film Interstellar. In an interview with the LLE, Casey confirmed his involvement in the mysterious film project of Batman director, and very little known about his new project yet. The story will be based on the theory of physicist Kip S. Thorne, who belives the time travel through wormholes is possible.

Anne Hathaway ("Les Miserables"), Matthew McConaughey ("The Hangover 3"), Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty") and Michael Caine ("The Dark Knight Rises") are already on Board for unspecified roles.

The filming will start later this year for a theatrical release on November 06, 2014.