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The Current War Trailer Starring Benedict Cumberbatch & Michael Shannon

Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War , the epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse ( Michael Shannon ), who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla ( Nicholas Hoult ), have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) with Producer Timur Bekmambetov, Basil Iwanyk and Executive Producer Martin Scorsese, The Current War also stars K

Will Smith Takes The Lead In #CollateralBeauty

Deadline is reporting Will Smith has replaced Hugh Jackman in Collateral Beauty, the feature about a New York advertising executive who experiences a personal tragedy and the subsequent unconventional plan from his colleagues to break him out of his depression. Rooney Mara also is attached to star. Written by Allan Loeb, the project will be directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me And Earl And The Dying Girl). PalmStar Media and Likely Story paid $2.25 million for the Allan Loeb script. Jackman exited the project last month. Principal photography is expected to begin in October. Anonymous Content’s Michael Sugar and Bard Dorros are producing with Loeb. PalmStar CEO Frakes, who negotiated on behalf of his company, will executive produce with Likely Story’s Anthony Bregman and Steven Pearl. The two companies already have collaborated on pics including American Ultra, Sing Street and The Whole Truth among others. Please Leave A Comment-