The trailer for Christopher Nolan's latest film, "Oppenheimer" has been released by Universal Pictures."Oppenheimer" documents the life and ethically questionable accolades of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who is credited with inventing the atomic bomb. Oppenheimer was one of the primary contributors to the Manhattan Project, a government research effort centered around the creation of nuclear weapons that took place from 1942-1946, and he was director of Los Alamos Laboratory, where the bombs were physically assembled.Cillian Murphy stars as Oppenheimer, marking...
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Best known as the producer of DC Entertainment/Warner Bros. superhero tentpoles such as the films “Wonder Woman” and “Suicide Squad” and the recent Sony video game adaptation “Uncharted,” Roven followed his “Dark Knight” trilogy director Christopher Nolan to Universal to make the decidedly less popcorn-friendly “Oppenheimer.” Based on Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin’s Pulitzer-winning book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” the film explores the Manhattan Project’s race to develop the atomic bomb in WWII through the eyes of the titular theoretical physicist (Cillian Murphy). Despite its esoteric storyline, the movie has been given the prime blockbuster release slot of July 2023, the same month as “Barbie,” starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, and Tom Cruise’s latest “Mission: Impossible.”