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Spider-Man Actor Tom Holland Joins ‘The Current War’

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The Spider-Man: Homecoming actor Tom Holland has been cast in Weinstein Company’s The Current War. He will play Samuel Insull, the right hand man of Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch). Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejo, and written by Michael Mitnick; the studio is aiming for a December principal filming. Source: Deadline

Katherine Waterston Joins THE CURRENT WAR

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Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them) is set to play the female lead in The Current War. The film shows the struggle between Edison and Westinghouse over the supply of electricity. Edison championed the use of a direct current for electric power distribution over an alternating current, which was backed by several […]

Nicholas Hoult Joins ‘The Current War’

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Nicholas Holt has been cast in The Current War! Nicholas Hoult is in negotiations to play Nikolai Tesla in the Weinstein Co.’s “The Current War.” Benedict Cumberbatch is already on board to play Thomas Edison and Michael Shannon will portray George Westinghouse. “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon will helm the film. The […]

Michael Shannon Joins ‘The Current War’

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Michael Shannon joins Benedict Cumberbatch in The Current War! Michael Shannon is in negotiations to play Thomas Westinghouse in the Weinstein Co.’s “The Current War.” Benedict Cumberbatch is already on board to play Thomas Edison with “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon set to direct. The movie takes place in the late 1880s […]