The trailer has been released for director Christopher Nolan’s historical epic, Oppenheimer. The movie stars Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who captained the Manhattan Project that led to the invention of the atomic bomb during World War II. The movie has been defined as an “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.”
Murphy is joined in the movie by Emily Blunt as biologist and botanist Kitty Oppenheimer; Robert Downey, Jr. as founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Lewis Strauss; Matt Damon as Manhattan Project director Leslie Groves Jr.; Florence Pugh as psychiatrist Jean Tatlock; Benny Safdie as theoretical physicist Edward Teller; and Josh Hartnett as pioneering American nuclear scientist Ernest Lawrence. The movie also stars Rami Malek, Gary Oldman, Michael Angarano, Olivia Thirlby, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Alden Ehrenreich, Jason Clarke, David Krumholtz, Kenneth Branagh, David Dastmalchian.
Check out the trailer and poster below, and watch Oppenheimer in theatres on July 21, 2023.