‘Oppenheimer’ (2023) release date, trailer, cast. Film directed by Christopher Nolan

the cinema of Christopher Nolan He has the support of the public, which is why it was quite an event to know that he was leaving Warner for his next job behind the scenes. finally it was Universal the company that accepted his many requests and stayed with ‘Oppenheimer’.

The film is based on the true story of J.Robert Oppenheimer, a key figure in World War II. However, everything indicates that it will not be a biopic in the traditional sense of the word. We’ll have to see what Nolan surprises us with and now we’ll go over everything he knows about ‘Oppenheimer’ so far.

The story


Universal has yet to provide an official synopsis for “Oppenheimer,” but it is known to be a biopic about J. Robert Oppenheimer, who played a key role in the development of the atomic bomb. The great reference of the film will be the book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer”written by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.

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Cast and protagonists

Cillian Murphy Nolan

The first collaboration of Cillian Murphy with Nolan dates back to 2005 with ‘Batman Begins’, again working with him in several films, although so far always in supporting roles. The Irish actor had shot to worldwide fame shortly before in ’28 Days Later’ and since then he has been working on movies like ‘Night Flight’‘Sunshine’, ‘A Quiet Place 2’ or the TV show ‘Peaky Blinders’.

At your side we will have Emily Bluntone of the most requested actresses of the moment, Robert Downey Jr.the unforgettable Iron Man of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Matt Damonwho previously collaborated with Nolan on ‘Interstellar’, Florence Pougone of today’s best young actresses, rami maleckOscar winner for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, benny safdibest known for his work as a filmmaker with his brother in works such as “Diamonds in the rough”, Josh Hartnetseen recently in the highly recommended ‘Despierta la furia’, and Dane DeHaan (“The cure of well-being”).

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Director

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan is the closest thing to a star director that currently exists in Hollywood. Obviously, his beginnings were a bit more modest, but with ‘Memento’, his second feature film, he managed to catch Hollywood’s attention.

After ‘Insomnia’, Nolan received his first big break with ‘Batman Begins’, which would end up being the start of a successful superhero Batman trilogy. It is true that with ‘The Prestige (The final trick)’ he did not sweep, but ‘Origin’ did, thus demonstrating that he could bring great joy to the Hollywood studios beyond the films of Super hero.

This is something I would confirm again with ‘Interstellar’, one of the most acclaimed science fiction films of the 21st century to date, and with ‘Dunkirk’, a great war film. He had a little less luck with ‘Tenet’, a film he was keen to release despite the difficult situation in theaters due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The team

Hoyte VanHoytema

Nolan enjoys working with a team he knows. With the director of photography Hoyte van Hoytema he collaborated for the first time in ‘Interstellar’ and since then he has repeated in all his films. For its part, with the assembler jennifer licks and the composer Ludwig Goransson first worked on ‘Tenet’ because his usual allies (the publisher lee smith with ‘1917’ and the composer Hans Zimmer with ‘Dune’) were busy and he must have been so happy with the result that he rehearsed with them.

Trailer, images and poster

Filming hasn’t even started yet – the one at the top of the article belongs to the ‘Peaky Blinders’ series – so we don’t have any footage of ‘Oppenheimer’.

When does ‘Oppenheimer’ hit theaters?

The theatrical release date of “Oppenheimer” is July 21, 2023. Nolan is very fond of releasing his films in July and this was surely one of the many requests he imposed on Universal to make his film with this studio.

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