OPPENHEIMER trailer released

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Cillian Murphy takes centre stage in the new OPPENHEIMER trailer, released Dec 18. The film stars Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Manhattan Project mastermind who helped develop the atomic bomb. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin, the film also features Emily Blunt as Oppenheimer’s wife, biologist and botanist Katherine “Kitty” Oppenheimer. 

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Cillian Murphy

Born in Cork, Ireland, Cillian Murphy is probably today’s generation’s most popular and well-loved actor. His versatility, humility, and charm have made him pretty well recognized and well-accepted both within the inner circle of Hollywood as well as among the die-hard movie buffs. The 46-year-old Irish actor has attained a substantial amount of critical acclaim by collaborating with some notable directors and producers in Hollywood, but his most popular show was, by all means, PEAKY BLINDERS.

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Cillian Murphy in OPPENHEIMER

Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy will play the father of the hydrogen bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer. A man who, despite inventing the deadly weapon, wanted to place International controls on his dangerous invention, post-Hiroshima. Director Christopher Nolan is currently in post on the film. Filming had started on February 21 and ended on May 22 with a cast that includes Murphy, Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh. Rami Malek and Robert Downey Jr.

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OPPENHEIMER poster released

Universal Pictures has released the first official poster for Nolan’s next epic thriller drama starring Cillian Murphy as atomic bomb inventor J. Robert Oppenheimer. OPPENHEIMER stars Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon and Rami Malek, among others. The film is set to make its debut in theatres on July 21, 2023

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Murphy’s Most Iconic Roles

Cillian Murphy is a chameleon in Hollywood. From PEAKY BLINDERS to BATMAN, he proves time and time again that he is one of the most prolific actors of our time. Born in Cork County, Ireland, the actor found his love of performing arts at a young age. While he was initially interested in pursuing music (and was offered a record deal), he decided to study law. In honor of Murphy’s 46th birthday, L’OFFICIEL recognizes some of the star’s most impressive performances of his career.

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Cillian Murphy as OPPENHEIMER

Irish actor Cillian Murphy is best known for his portrayal of Thomas Shelby in the hit series PEAKY BLINDERS. Murphy is a remarkable actor who has been showcasing his fine acting skills in films for years now. Murphy’s first look as the titular theoretical physicist in Christopher Nolan’s OPPENHEIMER was released earlier today. Kenneth Branagh, Alden Ehrenreich, and David Krumholtz will join Murphy, who has collaborated with Nolan on THE DARK KNIGHT trilogy, INCEPTION and DUNKIRK.

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Cillian Murphy remembers Helen McCrory

Irish actor Cillian Murphy has said it was “very strange” to film the final series of PEAKY BLINDERS without Helen McCrory, as he remembered his “brave” and “magnificent” former co-star. Murphy, who plays protagonist Tommy Shelby in the hit series, said in an interview with Esquire on Tuesday that McCrory was the “beating heart” of the show. A release date for the final season has not been confirmed but the series is expected to air later this month on Netflix.

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