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Anyone else looking forward to seeing this? (Original Post) pressbox69 Sep 2017 OP
That looks good! yallerdawg Sep 2017 #1
I am now! Thanks for sharing. MLAA Sep 2017 #2
This is the first time I've seen anything about this movie. PoindexterOglethorpe Sep 2017 #3
Look, if it has Benedict Cumberbatch in it, I'm going. Laffy Kat Sep 2017 #4
It looks like a movie I'd enjoy. SergeStorms Sep 2017 #5
Nicholas Hoult is Tesla. Jim Lane Sep 2017 #7
Thanks for that! SergeStorms Sep 2017 #8
K&R!!!!!! burrowowl Sep 2017 #6

PoindexterOglethorpe

(25,997 posts)
3. This is the first time I've seen anything about this movie.
Thu Sep 14, 2017, 01:49 AM
Sep 2017

A couple of years ago I read The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America which was absolutely breathtaking. And with all due respect, based on that preview, the book was vastly better.

SergeStorms

(19,217 posts)
5. It looks like a movie I'd enjoy.
Thu Sep 14, 2017, 03:07 AM
Sep 2017

I was always interested in the dynamics of the electric "wars", and there are some fine actors in it. Cumberbatch and Shannon, but I missed who was playing Tesla. Michael Shannon has been around a long time, and he's finally getting some roles commensurate to his talent. I generally like anything he's in.

OK, this is going on the "must see" list. Thanks for posting it!

 

Jim Lane

(11,175 posts)
7. Nicholas Hoult is Tesla.
Thu Sep 14, 2017, 10:09 AM
Sep 2017

From the Wikipedia article about the film, the first three entries in the cast list:

Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison
Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse
Nicholas Hoult as Nikola Tesla
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