Watch Benedict Cumberbatch in the pacy first trailer for The Current War
Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon star in the first trailer for historical drama The Current War, which you can see below:
Cumberbatch stars as inventor Thomas Edison with Shannon portraying George Westinghouse. The movie is the story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Edison and Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
Starring alongside Cumberbatch and Shannon are Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Tuppence Middleton and Matthew Macfadyen.
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, director of The Town That Dreaded Sundown and Me and Earl and The Dying Girl, is in charge of this one.
The movie will be released into UK cinemas on January 5th next year.