The Current War

Power Changes Everything

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the great American inventor Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon as his rival, revered entrepreneur, George Westinghouse. Fuelled by the intense rivalry between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, The Current War tells the dramatic story of the late 19th century race to light up America and power the world. Rounding out the cast are Nicholas Hoult as the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla, Katherine Waterston as Westinghouse's outspoken wife Marguerite, Tom Holland as Edison's confident young secretary Samuel Insull, Matthew Macfadyen as the famous financier and banker J.P. Morgan, and Tuppence Middleton as Edison's supportive wife Mary.

RELEASED

26TH JUL 2019

CERTIFICATE

TBC

RUNTIME

TBC Mins

GENRES

biography, drama, historical
DIRECTOR
ALFONSO GOMEZ-REJON
CAST
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH
CAST
MICHAEL SHANNON
CAST
NICHOLAS HOULT