The Current War is an upcoming historical-biographical drama film about the electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse. Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon will play the titular roles of Edison and Westinghouse.
Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people. 
- Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison
- Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse
- Katherine Waterston as Marguerite Erskine
- Nicholas Hoult as Nikola Tesla
- Tom Holland as Samuel Insull
The film is set to be released in 2017.