Oppenheimer star Cillian Murphy revealed that her wardrobe for the film was inspired by the music star.
Irish actor Cillian Murphy, 47 interprets J. Robert Oppenheimer he is the “father of the atomic bomb” in the new film by Christopher Nolan. The actor plays alongside other international stars of the caliber Matt Damon, Florence Pugh, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr. and others. Speaking in a new interview, Cillian Murphy revealed that his style for this film is inspired by the world music icon.
Oppenheimer: The Protagonist’s Victims
Oppenheimer thriller based on biography Kai Bird AND Martin J. Sherwin, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for “American Prometheus”. The film also explores the decisions that led to the detonation of the first atomic bomb and the consequences of this groundbreaking invention.
Despite all this, Cillian Murphy becomes rave reviews for his starring role in the latter film Christopher Nolan Oppenheimer, but his characterization was not without some sacrifices.
The 47-year-old actor went through a dramatic transformation and lost so much weight for the role that his co-star, Emily Blunt40 years old, said that looked “thin” after struggling to play the American theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, “the father of the atomic bomb”.
To play such a stressful character, Murphy lost a lot of weight. In addition to Oppenheimer’s appearance, Murphy also wore a hat and baggy but tailored suits. Murphy’s physical transformation for “Oppenheimer“ was the subject of discussion leading up to the film’s release.
Who was Cillian Murphy inspired by?
Cillian Murphy told the director “OppenheimerChristopher Nolan sent him a series of photos David Bowie as a reference to the main character’s appearance in the film.
Apparently, the costumes were inspired by David Bowie’s character. Skinny White Duke and album aesthetic “Young Americans” famous musician, released in 1975.
David Bowie played the character from 1975 to 1976 at the height of his drug use while living in Los Angeles. The Duke in a white shirt, black trousers and a waistcoat personifies agony and neo-romanticism. David Bowie began to take on character traits during his Young Americans tour in late 1974, influenced by Thomas Jerome Newton, the humanoid alien that Bowie played in the film “The Man Who Fell to the Ground”.