The official trailer for Christopher Nolan’s forthcoming historical drama Oppenheimer, which stars Peaky Blinders actor Cillian Murphy in the title role of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer
The official synopsis provided by Universal for Oppenheimer says, “Oppenheimer is an IMAX-shot epic thriller that thrusts spectators into the pulse-pounding dilemma of the mysterious man
Written and directed by Christopher Nolan. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Pulitzer Prize–winning book
Murphy, the primary actor in Oppenheimer, has already collaborated with Nolan, most notably in the Dark Knight Trilogy
where the Irish actor played the iconic Batman villain Dr. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow. Dunkirk, Nolan’s 2017 World War II movie, also included Murphy
Oppenheimer also stars Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt as J. Robert Oppenheimer’s biologist/botanist wife Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer, Matt Damon
General Leslie Groves Jr., director of the Manhattan Project, and Murphy as the title historical figure himself.
Oppenheimer is the first Nolan movie since 2000’s Memento to be released by Universal rather than Warner Bros. on home turf or abroad
Although it debuted in July of last year, the initial teaser trailer for Oppenheimer was not made available online then.