Cillian Murphy: News

Born on May 25, 1976, Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor best known for his performance in the television drama series, ‘Peaky Blinders.’ Before starting out as an actor, Murphy was the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of the rock band ‘The Sons of Mr. Green Genes.’ He made his professional stage debut with the 1996 play ‘Disco Pigs,’ written by Enda Walsh. Between 1996 and 2021, Murphy has appeared in at least 13 theater plays. He made his film debut in 1997 in a short film titled, ‘Quando.’ However, he rose to prominence with the post-apocalyptic horror drama film ’28 Days Later’ (2002). Between 1997 and 2021, Murphy has appeared in more than 30 movies. As of 2021, he has also appeared in five TV Shows. He is the recipient of one GQ UK Award, two Irish Film & Television Awards, and one National Television Award, as of 2021. He has also received one Golden Globe Award nomination.

18 May 2024

Sony Pictures

Cillian Murphy returning for '28 Years Later'? Sony says yes!

Oscar-winning actor Cillian Murphy is confirmed to make a surprising return in the upcoming horror movie 28 Years Later, as revealed by Sony Pictures's chairman Tom Rothman during a recent interview at the Cannes Film Festival.

05 May 2024

Netflix

NewsBytes Recommends: Cillian Murphy's 'Red Eye'—smart, surprising, consistently engrossing 

We are no strangers to Academy Awardee Cillian Murphy's range of talents, showcased repeatedly through massive tentpole projects such as Oppenheimer, the Batman trilogy, and Peaky Blinders.

25 Apr 2024

Netflix

Cillian Murphy's forgotten 'Anna' tops Netflix charts years after release

Cillian Murphy's 2019 action thriller, Anna, is experiencing a resurgence on Netflix despite its initial underwhelming box office performance.

21 Apr 2024

Ireland

Cillian Murphy clinches Best Actor Award at Irish Academy Awards

Oscar-winner Cillian Murphy's awards season marathon finally crossed the finish line with a Best Actor win at the 21st Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) ceremony.

08 Apr 2024

Danny Boyle

Charlie Hunnam might star in Danny Boyle's '28 Years Later'

Charlie Hunnam, best known for his role in Sons of Anarchy, is reportedly in talks to join the cast of the much-anticipated sequel to 28 Days Later and 28 Weeks Later.

26 Mar 2024

Hollywood

Universal Pictures obtains Cillian Murphy's 'Blood Runs Coal' adaptation rights

Universal Pictures has successfully obtained the adaptation rights to Mark A. Bradley's book, Blood Runs Coal: The Yablonski Murders and the Battle for the United Mine Workers of America.

22 Mar 2024

Peaky Blinders

Cillian Murphy returning as Tommy Shelby in 'Peaky Blinders' film

Academy Award-winner Cillian Murphy is set to return as Tommy Shelby in the forthcoming film version of the hit BBC series Peaky Blinders.

11 Mar 2024

Christopher Nolan

Oscars 2024: 'Oppenheimer' wins Best Actor, Best Director 

The highly awaited 96th Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on March 10 (early morning on March 11 in India).

11 Mar 2024

Academy Awards

Academy Awards 2024: Cillian Murphy wins Best Actor for 'Oppenheimer'

Cillian Murphy has clinched the Best Actor Oscar at the 96th Academy Awards for his outstanding portrayal of J. Robert Oppenheimer in the biopic Oppenheimer.

25 Feb 2024

Hollywood

2024 SAG Awards: 'Oppenheimer' to 'The Bear,' complete winners list

Months after the historic Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) strike that halted Hollywood productions ended, the 30th annual SAG Awards took place in Los Angeles on Saturday night (local time).

23 Feb 2024

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' India OTT release details are here

Christopher Nolan's critically acclaimed film, Oppenheimer, featuring Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer, the man behind the atomic bomb, is set for an OTT release in India. The movie is set to drop on JioCinema on March 21 in both English and Hindi languages.

19 Feb 2024

BAFTA

Historic firsts at the 2024 BAFTA Film Awards

The 2024 BAFTA Film Awards—held at London's Royal Festival Hall—turned out to be a memorable affair for reasons more than one.

19 Feb 2024

BAFTA

BAFTA: Cillian Murphy becomes first Irish Best Actor awardee

This Hollywood award season's favorite man, Cillian Murphy, made history as the first Irish actor to clinch the Best Actor award at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs).

19 Feb 2024

BAFTA

BAFTA 2024 winners: Cillian Murphy, Christopher Nolan honored

The glamorous, glittery, and star-studded BAFTA Awards 2024 took place on Sunday night (early Monday morning here) at London's Royal Festival Hall.

18 Feb 2024

Hollywood

BAFTA predictions: These Hollywood actors, films can win big

The global film awards season is underway in full swing.

31 Jan 2024

BBC

'Sherlock' to 'Pride and Prejudice': Best IMDb-rated BBC shows 

With the rise of OTT platforms worldwide and the ease of access, the shows backed by British government-funded channel BBC have garnered global fans over the years.

25 Jan 2024

Japan

'Oppenheimer' to premiere in Japan after Oscars; release date inside

Oppenheimer has sent waves across the world and emerged to be one of the best films of 2023.

25 Jan 2024

Hollywood

Oscars 2024: Know all about the 10 Best Picture nominees

The 96th annual Academy Awards is all set to premiere on March 10 and the nominations are finally out.

17 Jan 2024

Hollywood

Oscars prediction: Cillian Murphy, Christopher Nolan poised to win 

Hollywood's awards season—currently underway in all its glory—is leading up to the biggest night in the world of cinema—the Academy Awards.

11 Jan 2024

Danny Boyle

'28 Years Later': Danny Boyle-Alex Garland reunite for proposed trilogy

The creative minds behind the 2002 horror hit 28 Days Later, director Danny Boyle and writer Alex Garland, are joining forces once more for an exciting sequel, titled 28 Years Later.

08 Jan 2024

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globes 2024: Lily Gladstone, Ali Wong become record-breaking winners

The 81st Golden Globe Awards took place on January 7 at 8:00pm ET (January 8, 6:30am IST onwards).

06 Jan 2024

BAFTA

2024 BAFTA longlists: 5 films that bagged most nods

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has released the longlists for the 2024 BAFTA Awards.

23 Nov 2023

OTT releases

'Oppenheimer' to 'Squid Game: The Challenge': Here's your weekend watchlist

Get ready for an unforgettable weekend entertainment journey as we bring you a curated list of unmissable shows and movies on various OTT platforms.

21 Nov 2023

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' heads to OTT: When, where to watch

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer—released in theaters on July 21—is set for its digital release.

13 Oct 2023

Florence Pugh

'Little Women' to 'Oppenheimer': Florence Pugh's best performances

In a short career of less than a decade, Florence Pugh has established herself as one of the best actors of her generation by starring in a wide range of roles in a variety of genres.

26 Sep 2023

Peaky Blinders

'Peaky Blinders' to 'The Sopranos': Must-watch mafia, gangster shows

Whether it's the ruthless streets of New Jersey, the drug-infested alleys of Colombia, or the dark corners of London, if you love to be immersed in tales of crime lords, family dynamics, and the relentless pursuit of power, look no more!

15 Sep 2023

Hollywood

'Peaky Blinders' to 'Locke': Tom Hardy's top performances

Most of us know Tom Hardy for his brilliant roles as Peaky Blinders's Alfie Solomons, Marvel's Venom, or Batman's nemesis Bane, but did you know he began his career with the British reality TV show Make Me a Supermodel?

14 Sep 2023

Hollywood

'Peaky Blinders': Iconic scenes from Cillian Murphy's crime drama series 

Led by Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders is one of BBC's greatest series.

29 Aug 2023

OTT releases

Know when to watch Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' on OTT

Oppenheimer is one of the milestone movies of this year. The critically acclaimed film is one of the most-watched movies and has emerged to be a commercial success.

21 Aug 2023

Christopher Nolan

'The Dark Knight,' 'Oppenheimer': Christopher Nolan's highest-grossing films to date

Known for his intricate narrative and mind-bending concepts, ace British-American filmmaker, Christopher Nolan has crafted cinematic gems that leave a lasting impact on audiences.

17 Aug 2023

OTT releases

Is Cillian Murphy's 'Peaky Blinders' S07 coming? Here's the truth

Netflix's Peaky Blinders is one of the most-watched shows and ever since the release of the sixth season, fans have been eager for the seventh season.

15 Aug 2023

Hollywood

Decoding timeless watch pieces of 'Barbenheimer'

The craze for Barbenheimer, a nickname coined for one of the biggest Hollywood clashes at the box office involving the films Barbie and Oppenheimer in July, is far from over.

10 Aug 2023

Hollywood

Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth's top films, other than MCU credits

Though he is loved globally for his portrayal of the Marvel superhero character Thor, Hollywood action star Chris Hemsworth has several critically acclaimed films under his name.

11 Aug 2023

Hollywood

'Oppenheimer,' 'Peaky Blinders': Cillian Murphy's acclaimed roles over the years

An artist par excellence, actor Cillian Murphy is known for not just essaying but breathing and living roles to perfection.

10 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' shows slight growth on weekdays

Christopher Nolan is a generation-defining filmmaker and over the years, he has produced some stellar work on celluloid. His recent release Oppenheimer is considered to be one of the best films of 2023 and the movie has been praised by critics and viewers.

08 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' is holding the fort strong

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has been one of the most anticipated films of 2023 and it has delivered right. The movie received rave reviews from critics and viewers across the world.

07 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' grows over the weekend

Oppenheimer has been a raging success and is on a money-minting spree. The film was pitted against Barbie at the worldwide box office and the latter surpassed Oppenheimer gracefully.

04 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' eyes another eventful weekend in India

Oppenheimer has been a monumental film of 2023 and certainly one of Christopher Nolan's best works. The movie received rave reviews, especially for Cillian Murphy's acting. The movie is pitted against Barbie at the global level and its overall collection has been quite good.

03 Aug 2023

Hollywood

5 Hollywood films based on real historic events

Over the years, Hollywood has made several films based on historical events, either inspired by novels and books or notable people who etched their names in the history books.

03 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' crosses the Rs. 100 crore mark in India

Christopher Nolan has a huge fan base in India and once again it has been proved with Oppenheimer.

02 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Barbie' rakes in $774M globally, aims at $1B mark

Greta Gerwig has proven her directing prowess yet again with Barbie and the film is doing wonders at the global box office. The film has been highly appreciated by viewers and critics all around the world.

02 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' surpasses $400M globally

Oppenheimer marked Christopher Nolan's comeback on celluloid and the film is receiving praise from viewers worldwide. The movie has been earning well at the global box office and has surpassed the $400M mark. In the US market, it has earned $174.1M.

01 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' passes the second Monday test smoothly

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer was one of the most anticipated films of 2023 and it delivered with ease. The biopic has enthralled viewers and has been quite decent at the box office. It is pitted against Barbie at the global box office and being an R-rated film, it has earned comparatively lesser.

31 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' inching toward Rs. 100 crore mark in India

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer craze never seems to cease, especially in India. The director has a huge fan base here and that has reflected on the box office collection. The biopic's second weekend collection has been great and it has maintained momentum.

28 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' is holding the fort quite strong

Christopher Nolan is one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the world. The director is known for his distinct non-linear storytelling and the way he mounts his films. His recently released film Oppenheimer is being touted as his career best and it has been raking in quite well as per box office collection.

27 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' is going to stay and slay

Christopher Nolan has built a consolidated fan base over the years. The adept filmmaker has the hype and this time he has delivered Oppenheimer which is touted to be his best work on celluloid.

26 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' inaccuracies: Netizens, historians spot factual errors

Christopher Nolan's latest blockbuster, Oppenheimer, is making waves at the box office.

26 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' lags behind globally

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has been one of the most ambitious projects of all time and the ace director has delivered up to the expectations. It clashed with Barbie at the box office and has managed to rake in $209.3M globally.

25 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

Jawaharlal Nehru once offered Indian citizenship to Oppenheimer: Here's why

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has marvelously brought the life of American physicist J Robert Oppenheimer into the spotlight.

25 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer's success streak continues in India

Oppenheimer has been the talk of the town. The movie has fallen behind Barbie in terms of global box office collection, but it is being touted as Christopher Nolan's finest work to date.

24 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' controversy: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur demands CBFC's accountability 

The recently released Christopher Nolan film Oppenheimer starring Cillian Murphy has come under scrutiny in India following its release over a sex scene featuring Bhagavad Gita.

24 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Barbie,' 'Oppenheimer' rule, 'Mission: Impossible 7' lags behind

It's rare to see a bunch of Hollywood movies ruling the Indian box office. The "Holy Trinity"—Barbie, Oppenheimer, and Mission: Impossible 7 made it possible.

23 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' reigns supreme with unprecedented earnings on Day 2

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer—which was released on Friday—has achieved groundbreaking success on its opening day, a testament to the immense fan power the filmmaker commands.

22 Jul 2023

Box Office

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Oppenheimer' gets terrific start; beats 'MI7' opening in India

Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer has started off in India on a successful note.

21 Jul 2023

Movie Review

'Oppenheimer' review: Christopher Nolan delivers best film of 2023 

After making films such as The Dark Knight, Interstellar, Inception, etc, the bets on Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer were high. A biopic on "the father of the atomic bomb" J Robert Oppenheimer, it can rightly be termed as Nolan's finest.

21 Jul 2023

Hollywood

Oppenheimer interpreted 'Bhagavad Gita' wrongly, says mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik

The time has come and Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer is running in theaters.

21 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer': Know the historical context behind Christopher Nolan's thriller 

It's getting harder and harder to contain our excitement for Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer.

20 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' character guide: Key players in Christopher Nolan's historic thriller

The silver screen is about to ignite (quite literally) with the highly-anticipated debut of Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer on Friday.

19 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

5 things to know before watching Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer'

Everyone who loves watching movies, shares equal love and respect for filmmaker Christopher Nolan, who returns with a must-watch movie every few years. After delivering hits such as The Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception, among others, he's now returning with Oppenheimer.

19 Jul 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeBuzz: 'Oppenheimer' to open with $100M globally

Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest filmmakers of our generation. From being a pioneer in many arenas of filmmaking to his distinct style of storytelling, the director is breaking boundaries with each film.

18 Jul 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' joins elite highest-advanced-booking club in India: Exploring top members

The craze for Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer is indescribable, but its immense popularity can be witnessed through the incredible advance booking figures in India.

17 Jul 2023

Upcoming Movies

Everything to know about the real Oppenheimer before watching 'Oppenheimer'

Are you waiting to see the screen explode (almost literally) while watching Christopher Nolan's ambitious Oppenheimer?

14 Jul 2023

Hollywood

Hollywood actors-writers launch strike for 1st time in 63 years

For the first time in 63 years, Hollywood has come to a halt following a double strike by writers and actors—led by the national board for the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)—over better pay and protection in a rapidly-changing era, among other issues.

09 Jul 2023

Hollywood

'Oppenheimer' first non-franchise Hollywood film to have 3am Indian shows

Are you counting the days till Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer explodes (literally) on the 70mm screen?

04 Jul 2023

Hollywood

'Oppenheimer' sells over 22,500 tickets in India; advance bookings open

Christopher Nolan's upcoming film Oppenheimer has been in the buzz ever since its announcement. With the trailer and other promotional videos, the anticipation has gone higher for the Cillian Murphy starrer.

02 Jun 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer': Christopher Nolan's first R-rated film since 2002's 'Insomnia'

Christopher Nolan's upcoming epic drama Oppenheimer has been in the buzz for a long time, and is heading toward a theatrical release on July 21, 2023.

02 Jun 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' makers release new BTS video; IMAX tickets out

Christopher Nolan is one of the most adept directors of our generation. The filmmaker is known for his distinct storytelling, high-concept films, and his way of using time as a concept.

25 May 2023

Hollywood

Cillian Murphy birthday special: Actor's best roles according to IMDb

Cillian Murphy—an Irish actor—has etched his name among the most esteemed actors in the Hollywood film industry.

08 May 2023

Christopher Nolan

'Oppenheimer' trailer: Explosive historical drama packed with visual spectacle

Christopher Nolan fans, rejoice! The new trailer for the acclaimed director's upcoming movie has been released.

16 Apr 2023

Christopher Nolan

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why everyone is hyped about 'Barbie' v/s 'Oppenheimer' clash

July 21 will be an important day for Hollywood since it will mark the clash of two mainstream films led by notable stars: Greta Gerwig's romantic fantasy film Barbie and Christopher Nolan's war drama biopic Oppenheimer.

19 Dec 2022

Christopher Nolan

Excited about 'Oppenheimer'? Here are 5 must-watch Cillian Murphy titles

Cillian Murphy is known for his collaborations with Christopher Nolan and the acclaimed series Peaky Blinders.

19 Dec 2022

Hollywood

Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' trailer out; Cillian Murphy-starrer looks promising

The first trailer of Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer, starring Cillian Murphy, has been launched.

22 Jul 2022

Hollywood

'Oppenheimer': Cillian Murphy's film gets explosive poster; teaser details out

After bagging roles in films like Inception, Dunkirk, and The Dark Knight, Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy will be leading legendary filmmaker Christopher Nolan's next—Oppenheimer.

03 Jan 2022

Peaky Blinders

'Peaky Blinders' Season-6 trailer: Stage is set for epic finale

Popular period crime drama, Peaky Blinders, is all set to enamor us with its sixth and last season.

20 Jan 2021

BBC

'Peaky Blinders' to end with Season-6, however 'story will continue'

Noted British period crime drama, Peaky Blinders, is nearing its end with the sixth season.

16 Nov 2018

Hollywood

Shelby-family heads to silver-screen: 'Peaky Blinders' movie is 'being written'

'Peaky Blinders', the acclaimed BBC show, will return for its fifth season.