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The Current War (12A)

26 Jul
08 Aug 2019

Directed by

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

The Current War

The Current War tells the dramatic story of the late 19th century race, and intense rivalry, between electricity titans Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) to light up America and power the world.  Also starring Nicholas Hoult as the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla, Katherine Waterston as Westinghouse’s outspoken wife Marguerite and 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.