Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan, pictured speaking at the the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on April 20, 2015, in New York City, is expected to release his next film in July 2017. Getty

Christopher Nolan has taken viewers through Gotham City, behind the scenes of magic, through time and into space. In 2017, "The Dark Knight" director will return to the big screen to take moviegoers on another journey.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Nolan's next film will be released July 21, 2017, through Warner Bros. Details of the new film's plot are being kept a secret at this time, but if it's anything like his past films, it'll be over two-and-a-half hours long, have stunning visuals and he will be penning the story.

Warner Bros. has handled several of Nolan's past films, including all three of the Dark Knight films,“Batman Begins,” “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises,” which Nolan also wrote the screenplays for. The trilogy grossed $2.45 billion worldwide, according to Variety.

Nolan's last film, "Interstellar," which was released on Nov. 7, 2014, was about a group of space explorers who travel through a wormhole to try and keep humanity alive. The film starred Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine and grossed over $675 million worldwide.

The 2017 untitled Nolan project is set to go head-to-head with "Pitch Perfect 3," which will be released on the same day in 2017, according to Screen Rant. The movie will also arrive a week before Marvel's "Spider-Man" reboot hits theaters.

For the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," Nolan will serve as executive producer after writing the story for 2013's "Man of Steel." "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will have Batman and Superman squaring off against one another as a new threat is also expected to emerge, leading towards an eventual "Justice League" movie.

The trailer for "Batman v Superman" can be seen below: