Oppenheimer Unveils Lengthy New Trailer Ahead of 7/21 Release Date

Check out the new trailer for Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer

Christopher Nolan’s latest project, Oppenheimer, promises to be a thrilling epic that will transport audiences into the tense and enigmatic world of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the man who risked everything to save the world. With an all-star cast, including Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, and Robert Downey Jr., Oppenheimer is sure to be one of the most highly anticipated films of the year.

Based on Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the film explores the life and work of the brilliant physicist and his role in the creation of the atomic bomb. Nolan’s meticulous attention to detail and love for large-format film photography promises to make this one of the most visually stunning films of the year.

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Murphy plays the titular character, Oppenheimer, with Blunt portraying his wife, biologist and botanist Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer. Damon, known for his work in Good Will Hunting and The Martian, plays General Leslie Groves Jr., director of the Manhattan Project. Downey Jr. takes on the role of Lewis Strauss, a founding commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

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Joining the already impressive cast are Florence Pugh, who plays psychiatrist Jean Tatlock, Benny Safdie, who portrays theoretical physicist Edward Teller, Michael Angarano, who plays Robert Serber, and Josh Hartnett, who portrays pioneering American nuclear scientist Ernest Lawrence. Rami Malek and Kenneth Branagh also join the cast, making for an impressive lineup of talent.

Oppenheimer is filmed in a combination of IMAX® 65mm and 65mm large-format film photography, including sections shot in IMAX® black and white analogue photography. This marks the first time Nolan has used this technique, promising a unique and immersive viewing experience for audiences.

Nolan’s films have earned more than $5 billion at the global box office and have been awarded 11 Oscars and 36 nominations, including two Best Picture nominations. His past work includes Inception, The Dark Knight trilogy, Interstellar, and Dunkirk, each film showcasing his talents as a visionary filmmaker with an eye for detail and grandeur.

With such an impressive cast and a director with a proven track record, Oppenheimer is poised to be one of the biggest films of the year. Nolan’s ability to craft a thrilling and engaging story, combined with his passion for large-format film photography, promises to make Oppenheimer a visual masterpiece that will captivate audiences around the world.

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Oppenheimer is produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, and Christopher Nolan, with the screenplay written and directed by Nolan himself. The film is set to be released in IMAX® theaters, promising an immersive and unforgettable cinematic experience. With the release date yet to be announced, fans of Nolan and the impressive cast can only wait in anticipation for what is sure to be one of the biggest films of the year.

Oppenheimer releases in theaters on July 21, 2023.

About Oppenheimer


Release Date: July 21, 2023
Written and Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Based on: American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin
Produced by: Emma Thomas, Charles Roven and Christopher Nolan
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey, Jr., Matt Damon, Rami Malek, Florence Pugh, Benny Safdie, Michael Angarano, Josh Hartnett and Kenneth Branagh

Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, 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. 

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Source: Universal Pictures

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