John David Washington talked with USA TODAY’s Brian Truitt about working with Christopher Nolan on the new film “Tenet.”


Spoiler alert! This story has important details about the ending of “Tenet” so beware if you haven’t seen it. And don’t worry, it’ll still be here whenever you feel safe enough to go the movie theater again. The Internet is forever.

Still chewing over what the heck happens in “Tenet,” from the characters moving in opposite directions in time to villains from the future wanting to end us all to more theoretical physics than you’d ever expect in an action movie? Don’t worry, we are, too.

Writer/director Christopher Nolan’s latest complex thriller stars John David Washington as the Protagonist, a new recruit to a secret organization called Tenet who learns about a new technology that allows objects and people to be “inverted” – essentially moving backward in time