After debuting at the Toronto Festival in 2017, it did not have a good repercussion there, and still catch the culmination of the Weinstein Case, the film The Battle of the Currents, it looked like it was never going to be commercially released.
Until today (25), the producer 101 Studios, which purchased the rights to the film in the USA after Weinstein Company having sold the movie released a new trailer, and set the film’s release date for October 4 in the country.
The feature will tell the historic dispute between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse supplying electricity in the USA.
The actor Benedict Cumberbatch will be Edison and Michael Shannon like Westinghouse. The dispute happened when Edison decided to change the distribution of electricity that was made by other European companies and Westinghouse Eletric.
Still in the cast we will have Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland and Matthew Macfadye.
The steering gets Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (from the series Glee and American Horror Story) and screenplay by Michael Mitnick (Vinyl).
THE Diamond Films it didn’t get to express itself if it will show the film here. At the time, the distributor had scheduled the film for January 2018, but canceled the premiere due to events.