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Casting: Redmayne - Lawyer, Affleck - Hermit

Image Over the past five years, Eddie Redmayne has appeared on screens in six films. Four films dealt with historical events, and in three the actor played real people. Today, fans of Eddie , eager to see an idol in the role of a fictional contemporary, bite their elbows again: as reported by Deadline , the next British film will take viewers to America at the end of the 19th century, and a new historical character Redmayna will share screen time with technical geniuses - Thomas A. Edison, George Westinghouse, Nikola Tesla ...

The film, dubbed " The Last Days of Night " * ( The Last Days of Night ), brought together a creative team to work on the film "The Imitation Game": directed by Morten Tildum, Written by Graham Moore and directed by Black Bear Pictures . The tape will become a film adaptation of the upcoming Moore novel, which will tell about the confrontation between the main participants in the so-called War of the Currents - Edison and Westinghouse .


The film is set in 1888 in New York. Thomas Edison , owner of hundreds of DC power grids, was an innovator in many electrical issues and managed to patent his inventions. The businessman's financial dominance was shattered when AC supporters entered the arena. Among them was an engineer and entrepreneur George Westinghouse . Realizing the seriousness of the latter's intentions, Thomas is suing the main competitor for patent infringement and demanding an unheard-of compensation - $ 1 billion. Westinghouse , in turn, surprises the public with the choice of a lawyer: becomes 26 years old with no experience Paul Shrimp ( Redmayne ). Task before Shrimp

Last year's Oscar " Eddie Redmayne was nominated for a prestigious statuette this year, but the award went to Leonardo DiCaprio. In November, the actor will appear in the highly anticipated Harry Potter spin-off, where he will portray the central character - cryptozoologist Newt Scamander , who will soon become known as the author of the book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ". Filming is due to begin in January 2017 in the UK, and the movie can be expected in theaters in the fall.


Casey Affleck will star in the film adaptation of Peter Rock's novel My Abandonment .Based on real events, the story tells the story of a father ( Affleck ) and his 13-year-old daughter, who live in Forest Park, Portland's huge nature reserve. They sleep in a carefully designed shelter in the rock, wash in a stream and store perishable food in the cool of the stream. They have a homemade sewage treatment system, a garden, and even their own library. Once a week, the family goes to the city to buy food and take advantage of other benefits of the civilized world. One day their imperceptible unity with nature will be interrupted by an annoying oversight, and the outside world will know about their home ...

The film will be directed by Debra Granik, director of The Winter Bone starring Jennifer Lawrence. Casey Affleck this year managed to appear on the big screens twice - in the thrillers "And The Storm Came" and "Three Nines". In November the actor can be seen in the drama "Manchester by the Sea", in which he played the main role. Casey -director is working on his own projects - biopic about the life of American baseball player Josh Hamilton The Miracle Shot and the Western Far Bright Star.


Granik will begin filming this fall in Portland.

* - preliminary translation.

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