The Boys‘ very own Hughie Campbell Jack Quaid is the latest addition to the team in Oppenheimer. The acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan is helming the new film following the release of his latest WB film, Tenet, to mixed success in the midst of the pandemic. Instead of sticking with the metaphysical and sci-fi genres which his movies are typically popular as, Nolan has turned towards the historical genre, and has conceived the project to be more like his Oscar-nominated masterpiece Dunkirk. The film of Nolan’s Oppenheimer film will be centered on the life about J. Robert Oppenheimer,the theoretical physicist that led the Manhattan Project, subsequently developing the first nuclear weapons used in the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Second World War.
The film is scheduled to be released at the end of July 21st, 2023. Nolan has already put together the best actor to play Oppenheimer. The Peaky Blinders stars Cillian Murphy plays the lead character and The Quiet Place‘s Emily Blunt is portraying Murphy’s wife on screen who is a comunist botanist Katherine Oppenheimer. The other actors on the show are Robert Downey Jr. as Chair of the United States Atomic Energy Commission Lewis Strauss and Matt Damon as Leslie Groves, Manhattan Project’s Director. In addition, Florence Pugh will star as Jean Tatlock, Oppenheimer’s love partner, withBenny Safdie portraying Edward Teller who was a participant in the Manhattan Project, who later was a negative witness against Oppenheimer in a security hearing. In the past, it was reported regarding the addition of Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan and Rami Malek were also in the film for unidentified roles. Now, the group is growing by adding another member.
According to The Deadline on Tuesday actor Jack Quaid is joining Oppenheimer for an important role. The specifics of Quaid’s character are kept hidden and the actor has yet to release an official statement regarding his role. Universal Studious, which will be the distributor of this film Oppenheimer globally including in the US will also keep the secret about Quaid’s casting close, and has did not speak to the media about his involvement in the film.
Quaid is definitely in a good mood at the moment. Quaid is gearing to take over the show at the end of the year as the 3rd season of his subversive Emmy-nominated TV series, The Boys will be available through Amazon Prime. This year the actor was also seen in the role of Richie Kirsch in Scream 5 which is Paramount’s sequel to the cult horror series that has made waves on the screen. Another project that has kept Quaid busy is the animated show Star Trek: Lower Decks in which he is his character Boimler. The latest news has given him another feather to his cap, by joining the Nolan’s Oppenheimer.
To be part of Oppenheimer Quaid is a part of the call list that has a plethora of Hollywood A-listers. It’s no surprise that the film is overflowing with talent, and expectations of the public are also skyrocketing. There’s nothing to stop Oppenheimer from being an enormous success However it is essential that the film learns the lessons of Tenet‘s errors. The film is distinct from anything that Nolan has released to date and it’ll be fascinating to observe how the director tackles the subject of controversy and turns it into an amazing captivating, thrilling experience to watch.