LONDON, UK – Filming for the movie “Oppenheimer” led to an unexpected injury for actor Cillian Murphy. Emily Blunt, his co-star in the film, revealed that the actor required medical attention after an accident on set. Murphy’s head injury resulted from an incident involving a luxury pillow and a bedside table.
Blunt, who plays Murphy’s on-screen wife in the movie, shared that she had bought the luxury pillow for him because she was concerned about his sleep during the filming process. The incident occurred when Murphy missed the pillow and ended up hitting his head on the bedside table.
Speaking to The Sun, Blunt shared details about the incident and expressed her concern for Murphy’s well-being during the intense filming process. She playfully added that Murphy would probably be upset with her for sharing the story.
Aside from the head injury anecdote, Cillian Murphy also spoke about the physical transformation he underwent for the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer. His extreme diet, which included eating only an almond a day, was revealed by his co-star Emily Blunt, who was amazed by his commitment to the role.
Murphy discussed the level of dedication he put into portraying Oppenheimer, emphasizing the need to access the character’s humanity. His intense physical transformation was a crucial aspect of his preparation for the role.
In addition to the physical challenges of the role, Murphy also opened up about the emotional toll of portraying a character like Oppenheimer. This insight into Murphy’s approach to his character adds depth to the understanding of his performance in the movie.
The article also touches on Murphy’s nomination for Best Actor in the upcoming awards season, establishing his status as a frontrunner for the prestigious award. This recognition further highlights the impact of his performance in “Oppenheimer”.