Benedict Cumberbatch is OK with postponing his new movie 'The Current War'Benedict Cumberbatch is feeling hopeful that the delayed release of his movie 'The Current War' will end the film's association with its disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein. The picture sees Cumberbatch play American inventor Thomas Edison, and was originally scheduled for release last year, and was even touted as a possible Oscar contender.
The Current War (2017) is not so current after all, because of the Harvey Weinstein scandal that shook the Hollywood.
One of the companies that produced the movie is The Weinstein Company and the whole project is on the hold, even though The Current War (2017) was supposed to have its worldwide premiere on February 1, 2018.
The Current War (2017) tells the dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
Edison is portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch and Westinghouse is played by Michael Shannon, while other stars of the movie are Tom Holland, Katherine Waterston and Nicholas Hoult.
The Current War (2017) was scripted by Michael Mitnick, and its director is Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.
What would the movie's future be is yet to be seen. We will surely keep you posted!