It’s been a long time coming and before you know it, Christopher Nolan‘s Oppenheimer will do it’s talking on the big screen. The Summer blockbuster season you could say has started and Universal Pictures want to remind us of Nolan‘s epic tale.
Tonight we get a glimpse of a New Poster which sees our titular character in a tease he’s walking into a ‘ticking timebomb’. He was off course the inventor of the Nuclear bomb or as he put it ‘Becoming death, destroyer of worlds‘!
Cillian Murphy is J. Robert Oppenheimer and Emily Blunt his wife, the biologist and botanist Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer. They are joined by Matt Damon as General Leslie Groves Jr., director of the Manhattan Project. Also Robert Downey, Jr. plays Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
The movie follows theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy), the director of the Los Alamos Laboratory during the Manhattan Project (started in 1939 it ran from 1942 to 1946) and his contributions that led to the creation of the very first atomic bomb during World War II.
The film’s cast also includes Florence Pugh along with Rami Malek, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine. Alden Ehrenreich, Jason Clarke, David Krumholtz, Kenneth Branagh, and David Dastmalchian.
Despite all the gossip, Universal Pictures are STILL releasing Oppenheimer in UK, Irish and U.S Cinemas on 21st July.