‘The Darkest Hour’ actor Olivia Thirlby is all set to join the cast of Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film ‘Oppenheimer’. The film already flaunts a huge star cast and Thirlby’s addition only enhances it. The biographical feature film is going to be 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. However, details with regards to her role are not yet clear, reports ‘Deadline’.
The film will document the life of Manhattan Project leader J. Robert Oppenheimer (essayed by Cillian Murphy), the theoretical physicist whose work on the Manhattan Project led to the creation of the atomic bomb.
As per Deadline, Thirlby joins a star-studded ensemble that also includes 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, Guy Burnet, Danny Deferrari, Matthias Schweighfer, Gary Oldman, Harrison Gilbertson, Emma Dumont, Devon Bostick, Trond Fausa, Christopher Denham and Josh Zuckerman.
Check out the first look of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer!
Nolan is directing from his own screenplay and producing alongside Emma Thomas and Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven. ‘Deadline’ reports that the production is taking place in New Mexico, California and New Jersey, and the film is set to arrive in cinemas on July 21, 2023.Instagram & Facebook to keep yourself updated with the latest news and reviews.