The trailer for the film ‘Current War’ is out. In most of the privileged countries electricity is taken for granted however this movie will be focusing on how it was difficult to distribute electricity in the 19th Century. The independent scientists had waged war to come out on top with their ideas. This is why the film has been titled as ‘Current War’
The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult and Michael Shannon in the lead roles. Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing the role of Thomas Edison, Nicholas Hoult will be playing the role of Nikola Tesla and Michael Shannon will be portraying George Westinghouse. The film is based on the three scientists whose rivalry based on how to provide electricity to the rest of the world. Thomas Edison is the famous scientist who invented the lightbulb however the contribution of all these 3 scientist left a really great impact on the world.
The film also stars Tom Holland, Katherine Waterston, and Tuppence Middleton among many other characters. The official synopsis of the film reads out “Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War, the epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Nicholas Hoult), have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) with Producer Timur Bekmambetov, Basil Iwanyk and Executive Producer Martin Scorsese, The Current War also stars Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen and Tuppence Middleton.”
The current War will be releasing in October 2019.