Director of the many well-known films like Momento, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Interstellar, Dunkirk, Tenet, groundbreaking Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan is all set to bring forth another masterpiece named Oppenheimer, on the big screens soon.
This time the unorthodox director is delving into a biographical film based on the life of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. He was involved in the Manhattan Project which was for the purpose of developing initial nuclear weapons. He is among those who are considered the father of the atomic bomb.
However, Nolan after his 2020 critical and commercial success Tenet is now gearing up for the period biographical film Oppenheimer that will be set in the backdrop of World War2 (1939-45).
Talking about filming Nolan’s directorial this biopic is currently in the pre-production phase and reportedly will start filming from 25 Feb 2022 in Los Angles, United States.
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Star Cast of Oppenheimer
The film will be shot in IMAX Camera and 65mm films. Oppenheimer is slated to hit the theatres on 21 July 2023.
- The film has an ensemble star cast with Peaky Blinders fame Cillian Murphy essaying the titular character Robert Oppenheimer,
- Edge of Tomorrow, A Quiet Place film series fame Emily Blunt as Oppenheimer’s wife Katherine aka Kitty,
- Bond film No Time To Die fame Rami Malek is reportedly playing one of the scientists involved in the Manhattan Project.
- MCU franchise Iron Man fame Robert Downey Jr. and Good Will Hunting fame Matt Demon are respectively playing Lewis Strauss the chairman of the United States Atomic Energy Commission and the director of the Manhattan Project.
- Other stars Florence Pugh (Jean Tatlock), Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Jac Quaid,
- Psychological thriller You fame Dylan Arnold (Frank Oppenheimer)the younger brother of the main lead,
- Benny Safdie (Edward Teller), Matthew Modine and Olli Haaskivi.
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Murphy and Nolan’s Collab
This film will mark the sixth collab between the actor Cillian Murphy and the director Nolan, but it also marks the sole project where Cillian is playing the lead role in Nolan’s project. The Duo’s earlier projects together are Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Inception, The Dar Knight Rises, and Dunkirk.
Oppenheimer will be a big-ticket film, as per reports the film will be made on a budget of around 100 million dollars in INR 751 crores. It will be bankrolled by Nolan, Charles Roven, and Emma Thomas under the banner Universal Pictures in association with Atlas Entertainment and