New 'Oppenheimer' Trailer: The Story Behind the Father of the Atomic Bomb
- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Monday, 19 December 2022 23:12
Writer/director Christopher Nolan takes on the Manhattan Project and the "father of the atomic bomb," J. Robert Oppenheimer played by Nolan's frequent collaborator Cillian Murphy in OPPENHEIMER. Murphy's look as Oppenheimer is dead on with sunken cheeks in this first long preview. Watch!
Nolan shot the thriller on IMAX® 65mm and 65mm large-format film photography including, for the first time ever, sections in IMAX® black and white analogue photography.
Along with Murphy, Emily Blunt stars as Oppenheimer's wife, biologist and botanist Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer, Matt Damon portrays General Leslie Groves Jr., director of the Manhattan Project, and Robert Downey, Jr. plays Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Florence Pugh plays psychiatrist Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie plays theoretical physicist Edward Teller, Michael Angarano plays Robert Serber and Josh Hartnett plays pioneering American nuclear scientist Ernest Lawrence. Rami Malek, Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets), Dylan Arnold (Halloween franchise), David Krumholtz (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story), Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Modine (The Dark Knight Rises) also appear in the movie.
OPPENHEIMER is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven and Christopher Nolan.
Opening July 23, OPPENHEIMER thrusts audiences into the pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it.