‘The Current War,’ Re-Edited Following Tiff 2017 Premiere, Returns with New Trailer

The tumultuous journey of Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s The Current War–starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Macfadyen, and Nicholas Hoult–is looking for a happy end. The former Weinstein Company film premiered back at Tiff 2017, but has now been re-edited (reportedly adding five scenes yet cutting the film by 10 minutes) and picked up by the newly-formed 101 Studios. Ahead of an October release, a new trailer has arrived for the film, which tells the story of Edison, Westinghouse, and Tesla’s formation of our modern-day electrical system.

“I was getting the film back and had six to eight weeks and the chance to shoot one extra day. I was never more prepared for anything in my life,” the director told Deadline, also revealing he added a new score by Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans. “A lot of actors needed to be there on one
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