Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer is three hours long, says Matt Damon
Oppenheimer eyes a theatrical release on July 21
Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has been making headlines since the film was announced in late 2021. The newest news about the film is that it has a run time of three hours. Actor Matt Damon, who plays a prominent role in the film, disclosed the information while attending the red carpet of his upcoming release Air.
Oppenheimer is a biographical film that tells the story of the father of the atomic bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer. Cillian Murphy plays the lead role in the film.
While talking to Variety, Matt Damon said, "It's three hours, and it's fantastic . Cillian is phenomenal, and he's everything you would want him to be."
Oppenheimer would likely run longer than Nolan's previous films, Interstellar (169 minutes) and The Dark Knight Rises (165 minutes). The film features an ensemble cast including Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, Rami Malek, Benny Safdie, Josh Hartnett, Dane DeHaan, Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Alden Ehrenreich, David Krumholtz, Michael Angarano and Kenneth Branagh.
Oppenheimer eyes a theatrical release on July 21.
Meanwhile, Matt Damon starrer Air will be out in theatres on April 5. Directed by Ben Affleck, the film features Viola Davis, Jason Bateman and Chris Messina