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BFI’s Cannes Great8: Paul Mescal Drama, Cillian Murphy Animated Feature on 2022 Slate

The British Film Institute has named its 2022 crop of ‘Great8’ films, eight features from emerging U.K. filmmakers that it will showcase to international distributors and festival programmers in the run-up to the Marche du Film in Cannes. Of the features, Mark Jenkin’s Enys Men has been selected for the official Directors’ Fortnight competition, while Charlotte Wells’ Aftersun is in Critics’ Week. The other six films are all in post-production.More from The Hollywood ReporterAMC Networks Hits 9.5 Million Streaming Subs, U.S. Ad Revenue Rises 1 Percent in First QuarterWomen Account for Just 17 Percent of European TV Directors, Report FindsU.K. Moves Closer...
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New set photos from Nolan's Oppenheimer picture Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr. suited and booted

Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr. have been spotted looking sharp on the set of Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer. The film is a biopic of J. Robert Oppenheimer, who is credited as the father of the atomic bomb. Murphy plays the scientist himself, while Downey Jr. is the Atomic Energy Commission chairman Lewis Strauss, who was a major force in Oppenheimer's security clearance being revoked.

I doff my flat cap to Cillian Murphy in the Peaky Blinders finale

Last Sunday night, almost four million people tuned in to witness Cillian Murphy signing off as Tommy Shelby – for now, at least. The finale of Peaky Blinders, which had spent much of the season hinting that it might do away with our antihero for good, instead opted to keep matters open, with a masterful twist that might as well have been an apology for all of the meandering routes it took to get there. (I can’t have been the only one wondering why the gangster-turned-MP, who remained handy with a firearm and loose with the law, still appeared to have more scruples and ethics than most of the bunch currently in charge of the country.) The final episode was a deserved reward for those of us who stuck with the show, during what I found to be a confusing last season.

Cillian Murphy Has Always Been Christopher Nolan's Secret Weapon

Christopher Nolan movies are an experience. That experience differs from film to film, from person to person, from concept to concept — but you are always left changed in some way, wholly different from the moviegoer you were two hours before. He uses many tools to cast this spell on you: his dreamlike yet intricately structured writing, his similarly intoxicating directing style, the sheer scope and breadth of the production design of his worlds, just to name a few.

Cillian Murphy Refused Science Lessons For Oppenheimer: 'That's Not Really For Me'

The Irish actor plays theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer. Cillian Murphy plays the titular theoretical physicist in Christopher Nolan's upcoming J. Robert Oppenheimer biopic, Oppenheimer. Despite the fact that Oppenheimer's world-changing scientific work is at the heart of the film's plot, Murphy said that he isn't taking any science classes in preparation for the role.

Cillian Murphy Reveals Preparations for Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer

Cillian Murphy Reveals Preparations for Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer. Christopher Nolan's new film Oppenheimer has already started filming, starring Peaky Blinders lead star, Cillian Murphy in an infamous role as the Manhattan Project leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer. Murphy seems to be one of Nolan's favorite actors after playing multiple supporting roles from Nolan's previous projects that include The Dark Knight Trilogy, Dunkirk, and Inception. Murphy is now set to lead Nolan's film in Oppenheimer.

Oppenheimer star Cillian Murphy skipped learning about atomic bomb

Cillian Murphy has admitted to skipping the technical specifications of designing and building an atomic bomb while prepping for Christopher Nolan’s new war movie Oppenheimer. That’s not to say he hasn’t done any research on the real-life man he’ll be playing, he just didn’t look into the technical side of building a weapon of mass destruction.

Oppenheimer’s Cillian Murphy Shares How He’s Preparing To Play The Lead Role In Christopher Nolan’s New Movie

Director Christopher Nolan and actor Cillian Murphy go way back, with the former having first cast the latter as Dr. Jonathan Crane, a.k.a. The Scarecrow, in 2005’s Batman Begins. However, the upcoming Oppenheimer finally sees Murphy getting to do something he’s never done in a Nolan-helmed movie before: play the lead role. Murphy is starring as J. Robert Oppenheimer in Nolan’s Tenet follow-up, and the actor has shared how he’s preparing to play who’s been referred to as the “father of the atomic bomb.”
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Link Tank: Cillian Murphy is Oppenheimer in First Look at New Christopher Nolan Film

After years of supporting roles in Christopher Nolan flicks, Cillian Murphy is finally set to take center stage in the upcoming biopic Oppenheimer. “Christopher Nolan is known for his mind-bending movies. As someone who considers herself a Nolan bro, I am very excited for his upcoming film Oppenheimer, which is based on Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, and the film will star Cillian Murphy as Robert Oppenheimer, the man many refer to as the ‘father of the atomic bomb.'”

‘Oppenheimer’ Star Cillian Murphy Opens Up About Role

Oppenheimer actor Cillian Murphy discussed taking on the true story of J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming WWII film. Of course, Oppenheimer was a theoretical physicist, who aided in the Manhattan Project to develop the first nuclear weapons. “I’ll always turn up for Chris, whatever the size of...

ICYMI: First look at Cillian Murphy in ‘Oppenheimer’

With casting and pre-production in full swing in New Mexico, Universal Pictures released the first image from the upcoming film, “Oppenheimer.”. In the black and white picture, Cillian Murphy dons a wide-brimmed hat with a cigarette in his mouth. The film is set to be directed by Christopher Nolan,...