Robert Downey Jr and Matt Damon to Join ‘Oppenheimer’

Robert Downey Jr. and Matt Damon are both of those in talks to be part of the solid of “Oppenheimer,” the following film from director Christopher Nolan, an person with know-how told TheWrap.

They are set to be part of Cillian Murphy in the title job as the father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer. They’ll also star along with Emily Blunt, who final week was reported to be in talks to join the film. It is unclear what roles the three are expected to portray.

“Oppenheimer” is set at Common Images and Nolan’s Syncopy. The movie already has a release date in theaters on July 21, 2023.

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“Oppenheimer” will be Nolan’s 12th film, not to point out his 2nd with Damon following “Interstellar” and his 1st with Downey Jr. The movie is a biopic about J. Robert Oppenheimer primarily based on the Pulitzer-Prize successful guide “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by Kai Chook and the late Martin J. Sherwin. The film is described as a “pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic person who have to risk destroying the earth in purchase to help save it.”

Common had no comment.

Oppenheimer was a theoretical physicist and a professor at the College of California, Berkeley. For the duration of wartime he was the head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and was known as the “father of the atomic bomb” for his part in the “Manhattan Project” that 1st made nuclear weapons for Planet War II. He also supervised the Trinity Examination, in which the initial atomic bomb was correctly detonated in New Mexico.

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Common also declared that the film will be shot in IMAX 65mm and 65mm significant-format film print and will start out creation in early 2022.

Matt Damon final starred in and co-wrote “The Previous Duel” and also appeared in “Stillwater” before this calendar year. Robert Downey Jr. previous appeared in “Dolittle” and is following set to star in the sequence “The Sympathizer” for HBO and A24.

Damon and Downey Jr. are both of those represented by WME.

Deadline very first claimed the news.