First Look At Cillian Murphy’s New Film, Oppenheimer, With Florence Pugh and Robert Downey Jr

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The first trailer for Cillian Murphy’s latest film, Oppenheimer, has been released.

The film takes place during World War II and follows J. Robert Oppenheimer, the theoretical physicist, who is often referred to as the ‘father of the atomic bomb’.

Director Christopher Nolan will focus on Oppenheimer’s time trying to create the first atomic bomb during the Manhattan Project.

The trailer shows Cillian in black and white filmography, as a voice-over says: “He gave them the power to destroy themselves, and it made him the most important man who ever lived. The man who moved the earth.”

Cillian Murphy is taking on the lead role of Mr Oppenheimer himself and he will be joined by Emily Blunt who will play his wife.

Matt Damon is also involved, he stars as Lieutenant General Leslie Richard Groves Jr, who directed the Manhattan Project, the top secret project to develop the atomic bomb.

Black Widow star Florence Pugh will be playing, Jean Tatlock, an American psychiatrist and physician, who had an affair with Oppenheimer.

While her fellow Marvel star, Robert Downey Jr. will star as Lewis Strauss, an American businessman heavily involved with the development of nuclear weapons.

Oppenheimer will premiere in theatres on July 21, 2023.

Read more on the film here!

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