the Oppenheimer The runtime for Universal Pictures’ latest biographical thriller drama has been teased by the acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan.
In a recent interview with Total MovieNolan has confirmed that the upcoming Cillian Murphy-led film will have a longer runtime than the 2014 sci-fi drama. Interstellarwith a total running time of 169 minutes.
“It’s longer than the longest we’ve ever done,” Nolan said of the Oppenheimer runtime. “It’s been a three hour kiss.”
What to Expect at Oppenheimer?
“The IMAX-shot epic thriller thrusts viewers into the pulse-pounding paradox of a mysterious man who must risk destroying the world to save it,” reads the logline
Oppenheimer features a star-studded ensemble led by Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, who is known as the father of the Atomic Bomb. He is joined by 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 .
The film was 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. The additional cast includes Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Dylan Arnold, David Krumholtz, Alden Ehrenreich, and Matthew Modine.
Oppenheimer will be distributed theatrically worldwide by Universal Pictures. Nolan and Emma Thomas are producing through their Syncopy banner, along with Charles Roven of Atlas Entertainment.