The new trailer for the upcoming film “Oppenheimer” directed by Christopher Nolan has been released by Universal Pictures, giving audiences a glimpse of the film’s star-studded cast and dramatic score by Ludwig Göransson. With a July release date, the film centers around the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the man behind the invention of the atomic bomb. Based on the biographical novel “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” the movie promises to be a riveting portrayal of one of the most influential physicists of the 20th century.
The movie boasts an ensemble cast that includes some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Cillian Murphy plays the lead role of J. Robert Oppenheimer, alongside Florence Pugh, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Leslie Groves Jr., and Tom Conti. Tom Conti appears briefly as Albert Einstein, adding a touch of realism to the film.
Other actors who have been confirmed to appear in the movie include Rami Malek, Kenneth Branagh, Benny Safdie, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Alden Ehrenreich, Josh Peck, Jason Clarke, David Dastmalchian, Alex Wolff, Gary Oldman, and James D’Arcy.
The film is based on the biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” written by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. The movie tells the story of how Oppenheimer worked alongside a team of government scientists to develop nuclear weapons in the early 1940s.
Oppenheimer’s legacy as the inventor of the atomic bomb is explored in detail, along with the ethical and moral implications of his work. The film delves into his personal life, including his relationships with his wife and mistresses, his struggles with depression, and his eventual downfall due to accusations of communist sympathies.
Christopher Nolan is known for his spectacular and visually stunning films, including “The Dark Knight” trilogy, “Inception,” “Interstellar,” “Tenet,” and “Dunkirk.” He has a reputation for creating complex and thought-provoking stories that keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Nolan has worked with Cillian Murphy in the past, notably in “Inception,” “Dunkirk,” and “The Dark Knight” trilogy. “Oppenheimer” marks the first time Murphy takes on a lead role in one of Nolan’s films.
Ludwig Göransson, the composer behind “Black Panther,” “The Mandalorian,” and “Tenet,” has composed the score for “Oppenheimer.” The newly-dropped teaser offers a glimpse of the dramatic and emotional music that accompanies the film.
In preparation for the film’s release, the British Film Institute has announced that they will re-release some of Nolan’s films in theaters. “The Dark Knight” saga, “Inception,” “Interstellar,” “Tenet,” and “Dunkirk” will all be available for theatrical viewing in 70mm IMAX.
“Oppenheimer” will hit theaters globally on July 21.