Robert Downey Jr. and Matt Damon to star in Nolan’s new film

Two more major Hollywood stars will also appear in "Oppenheimer," Christopher Nolan's new film, Variety writes.

Robert Downey Jr. and Matt Damon to star in Nolan’s new film

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It is not yet known which characters Downey Jr. and Damon will portray in the new film, and the producers announce that they will talk about it soon.

It was previously confirmed that Irish actor Cillian Murphy will play the lead role in “Oppenheimer,” as well as that Emily Blunt has signed to play the role of his wife Katherine.

"Oppenheimer" brings the story of an American physicist whose role in running the laboratory in Los Alamos and participating in the "Manhattan" project led to him being called the "father of the atomic bomb".

Christopher Nolan will be in charge of the script and directing, while he will be joined in the production by his wife Emma Thomas. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin.

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It is not yet known when filming will begin, but Nolan has confirmed that the film will premiere in July 2023, a date previously used for his films.

By: Helen B.