Oppenheimer: Dane DeHaan joins Christopher Nolan’s historical drama for Universal 

Dane Dehaan

Dane DeHaan seen in The StaircaseZeroZeroZero has been signed to star with Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Robert Dowey Jr., Matt Damon, Rami Malek, Benny Safdie ad Josh Hartnett in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming, Oppenheimer for universal Pictures, as per Deadline.

Nolan’s latest is a Pulitzer prize winning book American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer written by Kal Bird and the late Martin J. Sherwin. 

Murphy will star as a theoretical physicist with the same name who works on the Manhattan Project which led to the invention of the atomic bomb. The details of the character aren’t revealed yet.

The film is all ready to direct by Nolan, going before the cameras in New Mexico from his script. He is also producing the film along with Emma Thomas and Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven.

Dehaan will be next seen in the HBO Max series The Staircase. 

Dane DeHaan

He recently starred in the Apple series Lietsey’s Story which is also based on a novel by Stephen King. The actor has also been featured in  ZeroZeroZero, True Blood and In Treatment and also in films Tulip Fever, A Cure for WellnessKnight of CupsThe Amazing Spider-Man 2Life After BethKill Your DarlingsLincolnThe Place Beyond the Pines, LawlessJack & Diane, and Chronicle.

The film will release on July 21, 2023.

Oppenheimer Plot

The upcoming film is based on American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. The book was published in 2005 and was also awarded in 2006. It also won Duff Cooper Prie in 2008. No, as such plot is revealed but the main revelation is already done that the upcoming film is based on a book.

The book’s official synopsis according to Amazon reads, “J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this magisterial, acclaimed biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer’s life and times, from his early career to his central role in the Cold War. This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative.”

No such trailer is revealed yet. The updates for the upcoming novel-based film will be revealed soon. The film will be coming next year. For binge-watching movies based on novels, you can watch If Beale Street Could TalkLittle Women, There Will Be Blood, Mean Girls and many more.