Cillian Murphy officially cast in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’

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Nolan’s next film is set for 2023

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Cillian Murphy will play J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s next film, which is set to release on July 21, 2023.

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Following rumors the pair would reunite, Murphy has officially been cast to play the American physicist whose involvement in the Manhattan Project earned him the nickname “the father of the atomic bomb”.

$100 million movie, officially titled oppenheimer, written by Nolan and produced by Emma Thomas. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Kai Bird and Martin J Sherwin titled American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.


oppenheimer Marks the latest collaboration between Murphy and Nolan, who have previously worked together dunkirco And Batman Begins.

Christopher Nolan Credit: Getty

After winning the rights in a bidding war against the likes of Paramount, Sony and Warner Bros., the film would be released through Universal Pictures.

Almost every film by Nolan since 2002’s Insomnia has been released with Warner Bros. their partnership includes dark Knight trilogy, dunkircohandjob start And Theory, while he . handled the international release of Prestige And interstellar very.

Nolan’s switch to Universal comes after the director criticized Warner Bros.’ 2021 release strategy, where movies were simultaneously released on the streaming service HBO Max.

In a statement at the time, Nolan said: “Some of the biggest filmmakers and most important movie stars in our industry slept the night before thinking they were working for the biggest movie studios and woke up to find out Turns out they were working for the worst streaming service ever.


“Warner Bros. had an incredible machine for taking out a filmmaker’s work everywhere, both in theaters and at home, and they’re eliminating it as we speak. They don’t even understand what they’re missing out on.” His decision makes no economic sense, and even the most casual Wall Street investor can see the difference between disruption and procrastination.”

production on oppenheimer Will start in early 2022.

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