'The Current War' Review
“The Current War” debuted at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Its editor and distributor at the time was none other than Harvey Weinstein. A few weeks later the Weinstein scandal broke. All of the studio’s films yet to be released went into limbo. One of them – “The Upside” with Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston – was bought by STX.
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Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon bring us light in enthralling 'The Current War' (TIFF review)
Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon lead director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's ('Me and Earl and the Dying Girl') latest endeavor about the greatest minds of the 19th century, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, fighting to bring power (and light) to the world.
The Weinstein Company Adds 'The Current War' and Two Others to 2017 Calendar
The Weinstein Company has added three films to its 2017 release calendar. Mary Magdelene, The Current War, and Wind River have all been set for late 2017 arrival in cinemas.
'The Current War' to Take Cues from 'Steve Jobs,' 'The Social Network'
The Weinstein Company has finally gotten The Current War onto its feet, after a number of years of struggle since its Black Listing in 2011, the script by Michael Mitnick. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is directing the film with Benedict Cumberbatch starring as Thomas Edison. Also starring is Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult, and filming is underway in London.
Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Current War' Begins Filming
The impressively cast Weinstein Company production The Current War officially commences filming as of December 18 in London and surrounding areas. The late 1880s-set drama follows the rivalry between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to create a marketable and sustainable electricity system.
'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Star Tom Holland Joins 'The Current War'
Tom Holland, who made his arrival on the blockbuster circuit in a big way and will star in next year's Spider-Man: Homecoming, has been cast in The Current War, surrounded by an all-star cast and directd by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.
Katherine Waterston Joins Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Current War'
Ketherine Waterstone is set to star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in Weinstein Co.'s The Current War, which also stars Michael Shannon in the tale of the rivalry between Thomas Edison (Cumberbatch) and George Westinghouse (Shannon).
Michael Shannon Cast as Benedict Cumberbatch's Rival in 'The Current War'
Michael Shannon is set to join The Weinstein Company's upcoming drama 'The Current War'. He will portray American inventor and entrepreneur George Westinghouse. Benedict Cumberbatch will portray Thomas Edison who is also an inventor - and Westinghouse's rival.