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    Christopher Nolan Reveals How An Intense Stare Photo Got Cillian Murphy Lead Role In ‘Oppenheimer’

    Cillian Murphy plays the lead role in the upcoming film, ‘Oppenheimer.’ His casting has not led to any questions among the public as they are well aware of his acting skills and think he is fit to play the historic figure of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

    Cillian is teaming up with Christopher Nolan for the sixth time. However, most people don’t know anything about how things were finalized by Nolan for his casting. We have all the details.

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    Christopher Nolan Reveals The Reason For Choosing Cillian Murphy For ‘Oppenheimer’

    Christopher Nolan said that he knew Cillian Murphy was the perfect choice for J. Robert Oppenheimer

    Christopher Nolan’s choice of casting Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer can be called as perfect as Murphy is looking similar to the real-life personality. Nolan revealed the reasons for casting Murphy in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

    Nolan stated that he was looking at the cover of the book ‘American Prometheus‘ for a long time and he saw someone who had a very intense look. He knew at the time that Murphy was perfect for this character.

    Cillian also addressed the way Nolan approached him for the film and said, “He’s just so understated and matter-of-fact and British. It was like, ‘Cillian, look, I have a script, it’s Oppenheimer and I’d like you to play Oppenheimer.”

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    ‘Oppenheimer’ Was Filmed In Only 57 Days

    Cillian Murphy had to do a lot of hard work for preparing himself as J. Robert Oppenheimer

    ‘Oppenheimer’ was filmed in 57 days compared toDunkirkand ‘Tenet’ which were shot in 68 and 96 days. Cillian Murphy will be an important part of the film and this is the reason why the entire schedule was so intense for Murphy.

    Despite all these, ‘Oppenheimer’ is Nolan’s longest film so far with a running time of 190 minutes. The production was done in such a way that the entire cast and crew resided together in one hotel. Murphy had to maintain distance from the rest of the people and he never joined them in any of the meetings or even for dinner.

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    Anupal Sraban Neog
    Anupal Sraban Neog
    Anupal Sraban Neog works as a Content Writer for First Curiosity. He never misses the release of any movie or series, and is the entertainment buff in every group. Be it Marvel, DC or Game Of Thrones, he always wins at Hollywood trivia. Currently pursuing M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, he aims to build a successful career in the media sector.

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