Actors Alden Ehrenreich and David Krumholtz have become the latest additions to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film project ‘Oppenheimer’. Several Hollywood biggies including Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Cillian Murphy, Matt Damon, and Rami Malek have also hopped on board for Nolan’s next.

‘Oppenheimer’ is a biopic of the “father of atomic bomb”, J. Robert Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer was a theoretical physicist and a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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While it is unclear what roles Ehrenreich and Krumholtz will essay, ‘Peaky Blinders’ actor Cillian Murphy will feature as the protagonistic physicist who facilitated the design and development of the atomic bomb during World War II, only to later have his loyalty to the United States questioned by government officials.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the biopic will also star Benny Safdie, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Josh Hartnett, and Matthew Modine.

A film by Universal, production of ‘Oppenheimer’ begins this week in New Mexico.

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American actor Alden Ehrenreich rose to prominence after starring in the 2018 sci-fi flick, ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’. He also essayed a pivotal role in the 2016 George Clooney-starrer ‘Hail, Caesar!’. Ehrenreich last starred in the sci-fi drama ‘Brave New World’. The show debuted on NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, Peacock.

Ehrenreich is represented by Felker Toczek, CAA, and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. 

On the other hand, actor-comedian David Krumholtz is known for starring in ‘Numbers’, a six-season crime show on CBS. Krumholtz also featured in ‘The Deuce’, an HBO series produced by David Simon. Recently, the 43-year-old appeared in ‘The Plot Against America’, a limited series by HBO.

The actor will next be seen portraying the character of William O. Bittman in ‘The White House Plumbers’, a Nixon presidency drama starring Justin Theroux and Woody Harrelson.

Krumholtz is represented by Sloane Offer, Paradigm, and Brookside Artist Management.