In virtually all of his filmography, Christopher Nolan has worked with highly sought-after actors. Why should your next feature film be the exception? A few days ago, we learned that Cillian Murphy would take on the lead role in Nolan’s next film, the plot of which revolves around the scientist who created the atomic bomb. On the other hand, now comes news that Emily blunt could also join the cast of Oppenheimer, in a role equally essential to the story the filmmaker longs to tell.
This week, Deadline reported that Emily Blunt is in talks to play the wife of the physicist Oppenheimer in Nolan’s movie of the same name. The medium also noted that there are expectations that the entire cast of the film will be made up of great celebrities. However, Cillian Murphy is the only actor who (so far) has confirmed his participation in the project. He will play Julius Robert Oppenheimer himself, who was part of the Manhattan Project in the 1940s and is considered the father of the atomic bomb.
Previously, this coming biopic It was described as an “epic thriller filmed in IMAX” that will allow audiences to enter “into the frenetic paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world to save it” (via). Oppenheimer is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by the authors Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. In addition to director and screenwriter, Christopher Nolan will serve as producer alongside his eternal companion Emma Thomas.
Universal Pictures will be responsible for distributing the film worldwide. Only in September was it confirmed that the film studio had replaced Warner Bros. Pictures as the home of Nolan’s new film project. Production is expected to start in early 2022, anticipating that Oppenheimer hit theaters on July 21, 2023.
Nolan’s team is joined by some collaborators to Tenetincluding cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema, editor Jennifer Lame, and composer Ludwig Göransson.
Emily Blunt comes from starring Jungle cruise, an adventure film that is inspired by the homonymous attraction of the Disney theme parks. Before, the British actor headed the cast of A place in silence: Part II, the sequel to the 2018 film where he curiously shared credits with Cillian Murphy. This terrifying sequel, with John Krasinski back in the director’s chair, became a success after amassing $ 297.3 million at the worldwide box office.
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