Christopher Nolan’s new film about the creator of the atomic bomb is set for an A-list cast. Rami Malek, Florence Pugh, and Benny Safdie. join the already stacked cast. They team up with Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, and Cillian Murphy.
Murphy is the lead in the film, playing the theoretical physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer. Whilst Pugh plays Jean Tatlock a member of the United States Communist party. Who had an off-and-on affair with Oppenheimer.
Safdie will portray a Hungarian physicist, Edward Teller. Who is best known as the father of the hydrogen bomb. Whilst Malek is playing a scientist.
Nolan wrote the script and is directing, with his previous sci-fi film Tenet receiving mixed reviews. The film is based on a book by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. The film will be distributed by Universal Pictures, and have called the movie an:
Epic thriller that thrusts audiences into the pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it.Universal Pictures
Oppenheimer is set to be released in cinemas on July 21 2023.