Radioactive is a movie based on the life of the Nobel Price recipient Maria Skłodowska-Curie or Marie Curie as she is popularly known to people. The movie is built on the graphic novel, which was written by Lauren Redniss, who is an American artist and writer. The movie is directed by Marjane Satrapi who is Academy Award-nominated director of the 2007 adult animated film Persepolis. The Screenplay of the movie was by Jack Thorn who has written the drama The Aeronauts and also a winner of five BAFTA awards for his work.
The movie sheds light on the Polish-French chemist and physicist Marie Curie. The movie narrates every aspect of Marie Curie life from the 1870s. It also includes the various scientific breakthrough she achieved as well as the film chronicles her relationships. Marie Curie is such an inspiration to all that Radioactive will be one of the four movies that are based on her amazing life.
The other films based on Marie Curie are Madame Curie which was released in 1943, Les Palmes de M. Schutz which is a French movie of her life released in the year 1997 and 2016’s Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge.
In September 2019 the film was first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Amazon studios were going to release the movie in March 2020 in the United Kingdom while in the US the movie was scheduled to be released in April 2020. The release of the movie was postponed until further notice as the entire world went into a lockdown due to the unprecedented event that is taking place because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The star cast of the movie Radioactive is one talented bunch. Rosamund Pike is playing the title role while Sam Riley has been cast as Marie Curie’s husband, Pierre Curie. Actress Anya Taylor-Joy is cast as Irene Curie in the movie.
The other notable cast of the movie includes Cara Bossom, Aneurin Barnard, to name a few. With such an exciting cast line-up the moviegoers are eagerly waiting for the release of the film, as no official announcement has been made about the rescheduled date of the release of the movie.