In 1942, the Manhattan Project was created to create the first nuclear weapons for World War II. The bombs were designed by the director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, Robert Oppenheimer, slating him in history as "the father of the atomic bomb." Using the biography American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, Christopher Nolan recounts the life and career of the theoretical physicist during his development of the nuclear warhead. Starring Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh, and Rami Malek, Oppenheimer will go to theaters on July 21, 2023.
Based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates, Blonde follows the turbulent life of a Hollywood icon. The film stars Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe, while director Andrew Dominik shows the personal struggles of Norma Jeane, walking the line between fact and fiction. Blonde will premiere on September 23, 2022 on Netflix.
Although it may look like another Pinocchio film, it promises to be unlike any other. From the mind of Guillermo del Toro, this whimsical stop-motion film refreshes the classic tale of the grieving woodcarver and his wooden puppet's quest to become a real boy. Featuring the voices of Ewan McGregor, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Waltz, and Tilda Swinton, Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio will stream on Netflix in December.
During the production of his film X, Ti West began writing a script for a prequel. The project will serve as an origin story for Mia Goth's villainous character Pearl and was secretly shot back-to-back with X. Described as a "demented Disney movie," the film is said to merge the Technicolor style of Mary Poppins with influences from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. Pearl is slated for release on September 16, 2022.