The Current War, Are you a fan of biographical films? Here, the right Film for you by Martin Scorsese is about a story 120 years ago when the light bulb was invented for the first time. Yep, the story in The Current War tells the story of how Nikola Tesla and Thomas Alva Edison invented a light bulb as a means of lighting. For the sake of the success of this film, Scorsese did not play around in choosing the actors. Boom Benedict Cumberbatch was chosen as Thomas Alva Edison, alongside Tom Holland in the film that will hit world theaters sometime this month and November.
Even though the film The Current War takes the theme of science and is feared that it will be boring, Michael ensures that he has packed a challenging and interesting plot throughout the film, for the audience, where a short story, Edison, who plans to bring electricity to Manhattan, is disturbed when Westinghouse and Tesla announced that they had a superior idea of how to quickly electrify America, and this in turn sparked one of the first and largest corporate hostilities in US history.
In addition to the Edison character who will be played by Cumberbatch, in this film the Westinghouse character will be played by Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals, Man of Steel).Then there is Tom Holland who will play Samuel Insull, Edison’s right hand man. As for Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Apocalypse, Warm Bodies) who will play Nikola Tesla, a Serbian inventor who initially worked with Edison and then sold part of his patent rights to Westinghouse after separating, and Katherine Waterston (Steve Jobs) who will act as wife Westinghouse named Marguerite Erskine.
Apart from these five actors and actresses, reportedly Matthew Macfadyen (Ripper Street, Anna Karenina), and Tuppence Middleton (War & Peace, The Imitation Game) have also joined in this project. Even though it was released at the Toronto Film Festival in 2017, this film will only be released in North American theaters as of October 25, 2019. 2019 is indeed endless, giving us surprises, girls.
Especially for moviegoers, 2019 is heaven because many exciting films have been released and can’t be missed. After being presented with films of various genres, this time there is a film based on the biography of a famous scientist, Thomas Alva Edison.
Broadly speaking, this film tells the story of the journey of Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor of the lamp with two other scientists, George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla, who once competed to make lights to illuminate the United States and even the whole world.
Fyi, The Current War itself will be released in October 2019.
What about the excitement of the film The Current War, girls?
Instead of being curious, take a peek at 3 facts about The Current War before we watch it, let’s go!
There are Two superheroes
This film is not a Marvel or DC Comics production, girls.
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But in The Current War there will be two superheroes.
Don’t imagine that Spiderman or Captain America will be present, girls because these are only parables. Hehe!
The main role of Thomas Alva Edison is played by Benedict Cumberbatch who is a Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematics Universe.
Apart from Doctor Strange, Spiderman is also in this film.
Not a real Spiderman, but there is Tom Holland in this film.
Tom Holland is trusted to play Samuel Insull, Thomas Alva Edison’s right hand man.
Meanwhile, two of Thomas’s competitors, George Westinghouse were played by Michael Shannon and Nikola Tesla by Nicholas Hoult.
Experienced Production Team The Current War Apart from being played by cool Hollywood celebrities, The Current War was also worked on by a team that is super good and experienced in their fields.
Seasoned director, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is believed to be the director of this film.
Prior to this film, Alfonso also directed the famous television series Glee and America Horror Story.
Not only is the director of this film super cool, but the producer of this film doesn’t need to be doubted.
Timur Bekmambetov, who produced the film I Am Dragon, Basil Iwanyk with the John Wick Chapter 3 film, and Steven Zaillian for the film Red Sparrow will join this film.
The Current War
Although it was just announced that The Current War will air in October 2019 by 101 Studios, it turns out that The Current War has already aired before.
The Current War premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2017.
For those who are curious, we can watch the trailer on YouTube 101 Studio.
I’m getting impatient, girls!