Nolan has been working hard on his new film, a biography of nuclear scientist J Robert Oppenheimer.
Oppenheimer, often described as the father of the atomic bomb, would Cillian Murphy.
Murphy takes center stage in the first image released from the new film.
The director has assembled his arguably most impressive cast for the film, which will premiere in July 2023.
Co-starring with Murphy will be Emily Blunt, Robert Downey JrMatt Damon, Matthew Modine, Florence Pugh and Rami Malek.
Belfast Filmmaker Kenneth Branagh, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director, also joins the cast alongside Dane DeHaan, Benny Safdie, David Krumholtz, Jack Quaid and Alden Ehrenreich.
Check out Murphy’s first look at the Oppenheimer character below.
The actor has previously worked with the director on many previous projects, including Batman Begins, Start and Dunkirk.
Next, he will be seen in the final series of Peaky Blinderswill appear on BBC One later this month.
Oppenheimer will be released by Universal Pictures in July 2023, a year after the release of Nolan’s previous film, Tenet.
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