Christopher Nolan Wrote ‘Oppenheimer’ in the First Person

Here’s one more reason to be interested in what Christopher Nolan has planned for us with Oppenheimer. The epic biopic/war drama already is shaping up to be one of the summer’s must see films, but now, there’s an unusual aspect to how it was written that should only make things even more intriguing.

According to The Playlist, the J Robert Oppenheimer biopic was written by Nolan completely in the first person. For those who don’t know, that’s not how screenplays are written, so this is something of a one of a kind situation. Will we notice when the movie comes out? Probably not, but it’s just something to consider before we see Nolan’s vision next month. Oppenheimer hits theaters in IMAX on July 21st.

Source: The Playlist (via Empire)


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Written by Steven Prusakowski

Steven Prusakowski has been a cinephile as far back as he can remember, literally. At the age of ten, while other kids his age were sleeping, he was up into the late hours of the night watching the Oscars. Since then, his passion for film, television, and awards has only grown. For over a decade he has reviewed and written about entertainment through publications including Awards Circuit and Screen Radar. He has conducted interviews with some of the best in the business - learning more about them, their projects and their crafts. He is a graduate of the RIT film program. You can find him on Twitter and Letterboxd as @FilmSnork – we don’t know why the name, but he seems to be sticking to it.

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