Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas & Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Honored By King Charles III

It’s a knighthood for the man behind The Dark Knight.

Fresh from their Oppenheimer-fueled Oscar blitz, Christopher Nolan will become Sir Christopher Nolan, while his producing partner and wife Emma Thomas has received a damehood.

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King Charles III bestowed the creative industry honors on Thursday afternoon, with Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos was also being recognized.

Sarandos was awarded an Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire, according to a document published by the British government.

The UK’s Foreign Office can recommend honorary awards for citizens of countries that do not have the King as head of state. Steven Spielberg and Angelina Jolie are among those previously given gongs.

Sarandos said: “The UK’s creative brilliance, quality craftsmanship and best in class production facilities make it an extraordinary place to invest. We couldn’t be more excited to be part of the creative community here and this is a real honour.”

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