eOne has released the first trailer for Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s upcoming historical drama The Current War. The film tells “the epic story of the cutthroat competition between the greatest inventors of the industrial age over whose electrical system would power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, has seen fatal flaws in Edison’s direct current design. Igniting a war of currents, Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current.”
Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Macfadyen, Damien Molony, Tom Bell, Conor MacNeill MacNeill, Celyn Jones, Abigail Johns, Ekow Quartey, and Iain McKee also star. The film opens in theatres November 24.