The Current War

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Starring: Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, Tuppence Middleton, Katherine Waterston, Michael Shannon, Matthew Macfadyen
Duration: 108 min

Tracking the intense rivalry between inventor Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and revered entrepreneur George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), this slick, entertaining period drama 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.

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