Christopher Nolan’s filmography continues to grow, seeking to make a place for himself in film history, and the British filmmaker’s next project has been exclusively announced by Deadline, it’s another WWII story like Dunkirk – 92%, but located very far from the French and English coasts.
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The outlet reports that it will focus on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist of Jewish origin who played a very important role in the development of the atomic bomb, a weapon that was dropped on two cities in Japan and caused hundreds of thousands of deaths and secondary effects on the population. According to the sources on the site, Cillian Murphy, a longtime collaborator of the director, will be the protagonist.
The great novelty of the project is also that, for a long time all the films of Christopher Nolan They were produced by Warner Bros., but this new production could go to another studio, as Deadline reports that representatives of the filmmaker are in talks with several studios to get the film.
It is said that this may be the consequence of the controversial statements of Nolan in 2020 on Warner Bros. As theaters closed their doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the industry was at a critical juncture, and Tenet’s exclusive theatrical release – 83%, the last tape of Nolan, resulted in millionaire losses for Warner Bros., so it was announced shortly after that all the 2021 films would be released in theaters and HBO Max at the same time, which provoked the ire of Nolan and stated to The Hollywood Reporter:
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Some of our industry’s biggest filmmakers and biggest movie stars went to bed the night before (December 3) thinking they were working for the best movie studio and woke up to find they were working for the worst streaming service. . Warner Bros. had an amazing machine to make a filmmaker’s work go out everywhere, in theaters as well as in homes, and they are dismantling it as we speak. They don’t even understand what they are missing. His decision doesn’t make economic sense, and even the most casual Wall Street investor can see the difference between disruption and dysfunction.
Shortly after Nolan He reaffirmed his position by telling NPR that 2019 was a great year for film and the studio’s 2020 strategy was a bad idea. Now we know that the relationship was fractured and the director may no longer work with Warner Bros.
The first tape of Nolan set in World War II was Dunkirk, which also featured Cillian Murphy in the cast, and narrated the events that occurred off the coast of France when the British army and its allies were about to be exterminated by the largest and most lethal German army, but thanks to the heroic act of English citizens who crossed the sea in ships privately, they managed to save the soldiers.
The new film still untitled by Nolan, will deal with the creation of the atomic bomb, and especially the role it played Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a historical figure who worked on the Manhattan Project. Although he was proud of the bomb’s success, he later suffered from regret and guilt after the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent victims in Japan.
Although he has not won major accolades in his career, Christopher Nolan He is one of the most popular directors today, especially for his Batman trilogy that marked a before and after in superhero cinema, and which is considered by some to be the best that the subgenre has given.
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