An Instagram fan page dedicated to cinema news released new behind-the-scenes images of ‘Oppenheimer’, the next ambitious project of Christopher Nolan.
The images reveal the visuals of the characters from Matt Damon (‘The Last Duel’) and Rami Malek (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’).
Damon is characterized as Lieutenant General Leslie Groves, director of the Manhattan Project. Already the role of malek is still being kept secret.
The publication also highlights the protagonist Cillian Murphy (‘Peaky Blinders’), which will be J. Robert Oppenheimerthe scientist who directed the Manhattan Project, which resulted in the invention of the atomic bomb.
Another star seen in the images is Florence pugh (‘Black Widow’), performer of Jean Tatlocka member of the Communist Party of the United States and who has an affair with Oppenheimer, becoming the cause of major security concerns for government officials.
Recently, Olivia Thirlby was signed to join the production’s massive cast in an undisclosed role (via deadline). Thirlby is known for her work on works such as ‘Juno’, ‘The L Word: Generation Q’ and ‘Y: The Last Man’.
The actress joins the Emily Blunt (‘Jungle Cruise’), Robert Downey Jr. (‘Avengers: Endgame’), Benny Safdie (‘Uncut Gems’), Dane DeHaan (‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’), Jack Quaid (‘The Boys’), Josh Hartnett (‘Penny Dreadful’), David Dastmalchian (‘The Suicide Squad’), Alden Ehrenreich (‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’), David Krumholtz (‘The Deuce’), Jason Clarke (‘Everest’), Louise Lombard (‘CSI’), James D’Arcy (‘Agent Carter’), Michael Angarona (‘Sky High: Super School of Heroes’) and Matthias Schweighöfer (‘Army of the Dead: Invasion of Las Vegas’).
Safdie will interpret Edward Tellerthe Hungarian physicist known as the father of the hydrogen bomb and a member of the Manhattan Project, the US research initiative that developed the first atomic bomb.
Downey Jr it will be Lewis Strauss, the infamous chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission who initiated hearings that questioned Oppenheimer’s allegiance to the United States and who helped revoke his scientific expertise before the nation’s public safety. Already Blunt it will be Katherine OppenheimerVisseringwife of the protagonist.
THE Universal Pictures release the movie in theaters today July 21, 2023.
Nolan also joins as an executive producer on the film alongside his wife and longtime producing partner, Emma Thomas.