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    “It Was Like Being At Camp!” Emily Blunt Gushes About Filming Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ And Praises Co-Star And Long-Time Friend Matt Damon

    It’s not hard to miss an A-lister like Emily Blunt in the stacked cast of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer.’ But ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ actress is very much there, playing the wife to Cillian Murphy’s morally ambiguous physicist. Ahead of hosting the American Institute for Stuttering’s 17th Annual Benefit Gala, she talked about the camp-like experience of Nolan’s upcoming film.

    Emily Blunt was also full of praise for her co-star and long-time neighbor, Matt Damon. The Oscar-winning actor plays Leslie Groves, the army official who directed the Manhattan Project during World War II. Going by the movie’s trailer and the character’s history, he’ll share significant screen time with Cillian Murphy’s enigmatic physicist.

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    Emily Blunt Likens Her Experience Filming ‘Oppenheimer’ To Being At A Camp

    Emily Blunt in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’

    Thanks to ‘Oppenheimer,’ Emily Blunt can cross off working with Christopher Nolan from her bucket list. The British actress plays Katherine Oppenheimer in the year’s most anticipated blockbuster. In a conversation with People, she talked about the experience of working with the cast, including her real-life neighbor Matt Damon

    Emily Blunt praised the Oscar winning-actor, a regular guest at her home. She also expressed delight in finally teaming up with a fellow Brit for his most ambitious project. She said, “It was like being at camp! We were in the middle of the Mexican desert at some hotel in the middle of nowhere, and we were all together making this extraordinary film.

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    Cillian Murphy in and as ‘Oppenheimer’

    Christopher Nolan’s latest gift to cinephiles is the biographical thriller ‘Oppenheimer.’ Cillian Murphy stars in and as the physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who oversaw the Manhattan Project during the Second World War. Cillian Murphy, who finally gets to lead a Christopher Nolan, has called ‘Oppenheimer’ the best script he’s ever read. 

    Despite Nolan’s pedigree and stacked cast, the film faces stiff competition from Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie.’ Led by Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as the beloved Barbie and Ken, the film chronicles Robbie’s journey to self-acceptance. On being asked about the box-office clash between the two films, Matt Damon encouraged people to go out and watch both movies. 

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    Shaurya Thakur
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    Shaurya Thakur is a Content Writer at First Curiosity, who, in his personal time, is writing the greatest "overcoming post-academic slump existential crises" story. His current obsessions are John Cassavetes and Jack Kerouac; musically, he belongs to Arctic Monkeys and Franz Ferdinand.

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