First ‘Oppenheimer’ Trailer Reveals Christopher Nolan’s Atomic Bomb Movie

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Universal has released the first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer.

Cillian Murphy becomes J. Robert Oppenheimer in his sixth collaboration with Christopher Nolan. Universal has dropped the official trailer for Oppenheimer, which made its debut in front of James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water. Check out the sneak peek below.

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, Oppenheimer features Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr. Florence Pugh, Rami Malek Kenneth Branagh in supporting roles. It’s the first Christopher Nolan movie not to be be distributed by Warner Bros. since 2000’s Memento.

Who was J. Robert Oppenheimer?

J. Robert Oppenheimer was a nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project for the United States during World War II, which produced the first nuclear weapons. Oppenheimer was the director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, where the first atomic bombs were designed.

Oppenheimer is an IMAX®-shot epic thriller that thrusts audiences into the pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it,” according to an official synopsis from Universal. In addition to directing the movie, Christopher Nolan also wrote its screenplay and served as a producer alongside Emma Thomas and Charles Roven.

The star-studded cast of Oppenheimer also includes Benny Safdie, Michael Angarano, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Dylan Arnold, David Krumholtz, Alden Ehrenreich, Matthew Modine, Jack Quaid, David Dastmalchian, Jason Clarke, Josh Peck, Devon Bostick, Alex Wolff, Tony Goldwyn, Scott Grimes, Josh Zuckerman, James D’Arcy, Matthias Schweighöfer, Gary Oldman, Olivia Thirlby and Casey Affleck. The film opens on July 21, 2023.

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