Ahead of its highly-anticipated theatrical release on July 21, a brand new Oppenheimer video for Christopher Nolan’s historical drama has been revealed. The video details the consequences of the world-changing Trinity test — the code name for the first detonation test of J. Robert Oppenheimer’s atomic bomb. It highlights the weapon’s destructive effect and necessity during the time of its creation.
Check out the Oppenheimer featurette below (watch more trailers):
Who’s in the Oppenheimer movie?
Oppenheimer is a thriller that thrusts audiences deep inside the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it. It is being led by Nolan’s long-time collaborator Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, who’s known as the father of the Atomic Bomb.
Joining him is an A-list cast consisting of Emily Blunt as Katherine Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, Matt Damon as General Leslie Groves Jr., Florence Pugh as Jean Tatlock, Josh Hartnett as Ernest Lawrence, Benny Safdie as Edward Teller, and Michael Angarano as Robert Serber. Additional cast includes Gary Oldman, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Dylan Arnold, Josh Peck, David Krumholtz, Devon Bostick, Alden Ehrenreich, and Matthew Modine.
The film is written and directed by Christopher Nolan, 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. Nolan and Emma Thomas are producing through their Syncopy banner, along with Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven.