EXCLUSIVE: The forged of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer continues to develop, with Harrison Gilbertson (Picnic at Hanging Rock) and Emma Dumont (Licorice Pizza) signing on for roles.
They be a part of an ensemble led by Cillian Murphy that additionally contains Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Rami Malek, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Dylan Arnold, David Krumholtz, Alden Ehrenreich, David Dastmalchian, Olli Haaskivi, Jason Clarke, James D’Arcy, Michael Angarano, Man Burnet and Danny Deferrari, as beforehand introduced.
Within the movie, primarily based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning e-book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Fowl and the late Martin J. Sherwin, Murphy performs the theoretical physicist whose work on the Manhattan Challenge led to the atomic bomb. The movie is a paradox of the enigmatic man who should danger destroying the world with the intention to put it aside.
Nolan is directing from his personal script and is producing alongside Emma Thomas and Atlas Leisure’s Charles Roven. Dumont will play Jackie Oppenheimer, an economics pupil at UC Berkeley and lively member of the Younger Communist League who turns into engaged to and later marries Oppenheimer’s younger brother, Frank, in 1936—in opposition to his older brother’s recommendation. Particulars with regard to the character Gilbertson is enjoying haven’t been disclosed. The movie is slated to debut in theaters on July 21, 2023.
Gilbertson will subsequent be seen in Ben Younger’s upcoming characteristic The place All Mild Tends to Gowith Robin Wright, Billy Bob Thornton, Brian d’Arcy James, Jackie Earle Haley and extra, which relies on the novel by David Pleasure. He may even quickly be seen in Amazon Studios’ collection The Peripheralfrom Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Pleasure. The actor beforehand starred in Netflix’s Stephen King adaptation Within the Tall Grassfrom writer-director Vincezo Natali, and was one of many leads of the six-part Amazon restricted collection Picnic at Hanging Rockreverse Natalie Dormer and Samara Weaving.
Dumont can presently be seen in Paul Thomas Anderson’s newest critically acclaimed movie Licorice Pizza reverse Alan Haim, Cooper Hoffman and Bradly Cooper. She beforehand starred in Fox’s Marvel collection The Gifted reverse Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker. Further credit embrace starring reverse David Duchovny on NBC’s Aquariusand the characteristic movie True Adolescentswherein she starred alongside Melissa Leo and Mark Duplass.
Gilbertson is represented by Nameless Content material, Helen Pandos Administration and Gregg Gellman at Yorn, Levine, Barnes; Dumont by APA, Untitled Leisure and Brecheen Feldman Breimer.