Olivia Thirlby Latest Actor to Join Christopher Nolan Film

The biggest movie of 2023 is getting even bigger, believe it or not. Christopher Nolanthe next war epic Oppenheimer It has seemingly cast just about every notable actor under the sun with more casting announcements at a dizzying pace. rivaled only by margot robby‘s Barbie film in its cast, the film just added Olivia Thirby to the gigantic ensemble in an unknown role according to Deadline.

Oppenheimer can boast of the best cast ever assembled, with Cillian Murphy, emily blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, rami malek, joseph hartnett, Kenneth Brangh, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, joseph peckand even an appearance confirmed by old garynorth, and that’s just scratching the surface. Murphy leads the crowd as the real-life titular scientist. J. Robert Oppenheimer, the so-called Father of the Atomic Bomb in charge of the Manhattan Project. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning film by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer chronicling the life and fall of the theoretical physicist as he was forced to deal with the ramifications of his scientific advances.


It’s a massive return to film for Thirlby, who hasn’t had a major presence in the film industry for some time. Thirlby really cut his teeth in the industry with 2007 elliot page, miguel wax dramatic comedy June as the main character’s best friend. He eventually went on to star The madness and later was thrown in front Charles Urban in 2012 Dredd, a film that he hopes will one day have a sequel. More recently, her appearances have been primarily on the small screen. She starred in the ill-fated FX series. Y: the last man as Hero Brown and in The L Word: Generation Q. Among his other appearances are roles in Without conditions, goliath kingY above the shadows who paired her with Alan Richson and comedian jim gaffigan.

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Oppenheimer is notoriously lacking in detail about how all of these Hollywood stars fit into Nolan’s vision, and Thirlby is no exception. We’ve recently had some faces being compared to names outside of Murphy like Oppenheimer, like Blunt, who will play his wife, and Downey Jr., who will appear as Lewis Strauss, but there are still a lot of unknowns. The film sees Nolan taking the director’s chair with a script of his own making. He will also produce with the help of emma tomas and Atlas Entertainment Charles Roven.

Oppenheimer The film is still a long way from hitting theaters on July 21, 2023. With production underway in New Mexico, California, and New Jersey, who knows what surprises Nolan has left behind, or if there are still actors left to surprise us with.


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