Benedict Cumberbatch ("The Imitation Game") has been cast in the lead role in the biographical drama The Current War , which will focus on the life and scientific work of the famous American inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Edison. This is exclusively reported by the Tracking Board .|
The plot of the film will focus on the patent war (also known as the "War of the currents") between Edison and industrial engineer George Westinghouse. Earlier we wrote that the main character of the film will appear before the audience as"an eccentric genius with a difficult character."
The project's producers include Timur Bekmambetov ( Bazelevs Productions ) and Harvey Weinstein ( The Weinstein Co. ). Ben Stiller was supposed to take the director's chair, but now the source says the seat is vacant again.
For the role of the genius cryptanalyst Alan Turing from the biographical drama The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch won his first and so far only Oscar nomination.
The Topic of Article: Benedict Cumberbatch will play a genius again.