Actor nicholas hoult portrays tesla in the current war movie. It had its world premiere at the sundance film festival on january 27, 2020. Cold war star tomasz kot to play inventor nikola tesla in biopic. Late rockeractor david bowie also played tesla in the prestige, and petar bozovic was cast as the scientist in orson welles 1980 movie the secret life of nikola tesla. Plasma lighting invades hollywood, thanks to nikola tesla spencer lowell movie stars have every right to be ticked off at the current state of the art in onset lighting. In 1943, tesla was found dead in a hotel room, his research missing. Nikola tesla is one of hollywood s new hot commodities.
Brilliant inventor nikola tesla arrives in the united states and begins working with edison, but is disappointed by. Ethan hawke to play nikola tesla in biopic hollywood reporter. Increasingly displeased by the greed of fellow inventor. It is the story of a brilliant and charismatic immigrant who rose to the height of celebrity with his amazing talent, and then was tragically undone by his own. Kyle maclachlan, eve hewson, jim gaffigan, hannah gross and josh hamilton also star. The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans thomas edison and george. Tesla, in fact, developed the electric motor and longdistance power transmission that support our modern economy, yet hollywood seems most fascinated with thomas edison, whose directcurrent.
Reviewing the film after its 2017 premiere, david rooney for the hollywood reporter wrote. Brilliant, brooding inventor nikola tesla ethan hawke fights an uphill battle to bring his revolutionary electrical system to fruition. Ethan hawke is looking set to follow the likes of nicholas hoult the current war and david bowie the prestige by playing electricity pioneer nikola tesla. Ifc films will allow theaters to screen 200 of its. Nikola tesla was of serbian descent and did great things in the united states. Ethan hawke to play nikola tesla in biopic hollywood. The current war trailer 2019 tom holland movie youtube.
Tesla, currently in development and being introduced to buyers by millennium media at the european film market. What does disneys tomorrowland have to do with nikola. The current war trailer 1 2017 benedict cumberbatch, tom holland biography movie hd official trailer. Plasma lighting invades hollywood, thanks to nikola tesla. Tesla, currently in development and being introduced to buyers by millennium media at the european film market, which launches this week in. Piano teacher is deeply traumatised by the events of his childhood, as well as by political oppression in his youth. Nicholas hoult portrayed him in alfonso gomezrejons recent movie the. The ostensible thesis of tesla nation is that other serbs. Nikola teslamark twain are getting an adventureaction film. Tesla has inspired a number of screen productions over the years.
Were finally getting a nikola tesla biopic starring. Then when he flicks the brassy switch on his invention and pardon the engineering jargon the doodad spins amid tightly coiled copper gizmos, producing none of the. A freewheeling take on visionary inventor nikola tesla, his interactions with. Morgans daughter anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light. A proper tesla movie is on the way with ethan hawke on board to play the famed inventor. The movie is being pitched by millenium media to buyers at the european film market, which kicks off this week in berlin, germany. Its about damn time, hollywood looks like were going to get a nikola tesla biopic, starring ethan hawke as the wizard of the west. Tesla has been portrayed in films such as the prestige by david bowie and the current war by nicholas hoult, and of course the inventors. Thomas edison did everything he could to stop nikola tesla succeeding teslas death ray duration. The film follows edison, whose plans of bringing electricity to manhattan are upended when westinghouse and tesla announce they have a. A freewheeling take on visionary inventor nikola tesla, his interactions with thomas edison and j. It is scheduled to be released on august 21, 2020, by ifc films.
A proper tesla movie is on the way with ethan hawke on board to play the. Tesla premiered at the 2020 sundance film festival, where it was awarded the alfred p. The hollywood reporter doesnt have word on when tesla could. Ethan hawke is nikola tesla in new biopic movieweb. The prestige is a 2006 psychological thriller film directed by christopher nolan and written by nolan and his brother jonathan, based on the 1995 novel by christopher priest. Tesla is being introduced to buyers at the efm in berlin. With ethan hawke, kyle maclachlan, hannah gross, eve hewson. Alternatively, tesla could still be a character in the film, but a supporting one instead of the lead as youll recall, in the 2006 film the prestige, tesla has a small but important role, and. It follows robert angier and alfred borden, rival stage magicians in london at the end of the 19th century.1047 917 219 1453 1235 23 933 362 244 568 1477 225 551 1450 1575 1292 536 859 452 1386 253 1386 1529 324 960 1559 18 132 118 106 1376 1057 412 1235 839 381 511 634 1246 623 659 790