The Current War

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Status: Post-Production As of March 17, 2017

Post-Production: Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.

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2017 | Drama Historical

Set in the late 1880s, ‘The Current War’ details the rivalry between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to create a marketable and sustainable electricity system. Edison championed... more

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Friday, December 22, 2017

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Benedict Cumberbatch
Thomas Edison
Michael Shannon
George Westinghouse
Nicholas Hoult
Nikola Tesla
Tom Holland
Edison’s Assistant
Katherine Waterston
Westinghouse's Wife
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DIRECTOR

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Screenwriter

Michael Mitnick

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Set in the late 1880s, ‘The Current War’ details the rivalry between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and the race to create a marketable and sustainable electricity system. Edison championed the use of a direct current for electric power distribution over an alternating current, which was backed by Westinghouse Electric and a host of European companies.
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