Oppenheimer new teaser trailer sees the scientist preparing to release the atomic bomb

Oppenheimer teaser trailer: The clip sees Cillian Murphy playing the scientist as he prepares to release the atomic bomb during World War II

The first teaser trailer for the upcoming biographical drama feature Oppenheimer was released to the public on Thursday morning.

In the clip, Cillian Murphy portrays J. Robert Oppenheimer, widely considered to be the father of the atomic bomb, as he prepares to unleash its destruction during the course of World War II.

The feature, which is directed by Christopher Nolan, is currently set to be released next year.

New clip: The first teaser trailer for the upcoming biographical drama feature Oppenheimer was released to the public on Thursday morning

New clip: The first teaser trailer for the upcoming biographical drama feature Oppenheimer was released to the public on Thursday morning

Ominous: The teaser begins with a visual of what appears to be moving atoms, while the voice of Oppenheimer's wife Kitty, played by Emily Blunt, states: 'The world is changing, reforming. This is your moment'

Ominous: The teaser begins with a visual of what appears to be moving atoms, while the voice of Oppenheimer’s wife Kitty, played by Emily Blunt, states: ‘The world is changing, reforming. This is your moment’

The teaser begins with a visual of what appears to be moving atoms, while the voice of Oppenheimer’s wife Kitty, played by Emily Blunt, states: ‘The world is changing, reforming. This is your moment.’

After a clock begins ticking down and Murphy picks up his hat, another character is heard stating: ‘This man, he’s so smart. He’s so blind.’ 

Various visuals of what appears to be fire and atomic energy are shown, during which it is heard that ‘the force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed.’

Another character ominously states: ‘You gave them the power to destroy themselves.’

All hell broke loose: Various visuals of what appears to be fire and atomic energy are shown, during which it is heard that 'the force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed'

All hell broke loose: Various visuals of what appears to be fire and atomic energy are shown, during which it is heard that ‘the force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed’

Harsh criticism: After a clock begins ticking down and Murphy picks up his hat, another character is heard stating that 'this man, he's so smart. He's so blind'

Harsh criticism: After a clock begins ticking down and Murphy picks up his hat, another character is heard stating that ‘this man, he’s so smart. He’s so blind’

After Murphy stares out at the desert, a figure notes that his scientific achievements ‘made him the most important man who ever lived.’ 

The clip ends after the scientist is swarmed by journalists, and a final narration describes him as ‘the man who moved the earth.’ 

Development on Oppenheimer was announced in September of 2021, when Nolan was first attached to the project.

The movie is based on the scientist’s biography American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, which was penned by Martin J. Sherwin and Kai Bird.

Serious achievement: After Murphy stares out at the desert, a figure notes that his scientific achievements 'made him the most important man who ever lived'

Serious achievement: After Murphy stares out at the desert, a figure notes that his scientific achievements ‘made him the most important man who ever lived’

In the past: Development on Oppenheimer was announced in September of 2021, when Nolan was first attached to the project

In the past: Development on Oppenheimer was announced in September of 2021, when Nolan was first attached to the project

The film will feature the talents of an ensemble cast that includes the likes of Robert Downey Jr, Florence Pugh and Kenneth Branagh, among numerous others.

Physical production on the movie began this past January, and the project’s team filmed on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where Oppenheimer previously taught.

The crew moved around various locations before shooting wrapped this past May.

Oppenheimer is currently scheduled to be released on July 23 of next year.

Future release: Oppenheimer is currently scheduled to be released on July 23 of next year

Future release: Oppenheimer is currently scheduled to be released on July 23 of next year

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