Benedict Cumberbatch Is WW II Code Breaker in 'The Imitation Game' Trailer


Benedict Cumberbatch Is WW II Code Breaker in 'The Imitation Game' Trailer


The British actor portrays mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing who played a big role in breaking Germany's secret codes.

The first trailer of "The Imitation Game" shows Benedict Cumberbatch pulling all strings as British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. The movie covers Turin's entire life, particularly the period when he worked hard to help break Germany's "Enigma" code during World War II.

Directed by Norwegian helmer Morten Tyldum, "Imitation Game" also stars Keira Knightley, Mark Strong and Matthew Goode. Screenwriter Graham Moore made his feature debut in the drama, writing it based on the biography "Alan Turing: The Enigma" by Andrew Hodges. His script landed at the top of the 2011 Black List.

The movie also covers the time Turing was prosecuted for homosexuality under an 1885 law and was forced to participate in a humiliating treatment program. Turing was found dead in 1954 at the age of 41. An inquest determined that he had committed suicide, but it remained a mystery.

"The Imitation Game" will open the 58th BFI London Film Festival on October 8 at Odeon Leicester Square. Cumberbatch, Knightley and Tyldum are expected to walk the red carpet. TWC will release the movie in the U.S. on November 21.





© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jamie Foxx Dumps Katie Holmes Over Her Scientology Drama
  2. Robert De Niro Has a Blowout Fight With Wife Grace Hightower
  3. Kris Jenner Is Ready to Fight for Full Custody of Rob's Daughter Dream
  4. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Begging' Tristan Thompson to Propose
  5. Report: Blac Chyna Is Pregnant With Rob Kardashian's Second Baby
  6. Mama June Is Looking for a Hot Toy Boy After Dramatic Weight Loss
  7. Report: Britney Spears Is Expecting a Child With Sam Asghari
  8. Fragile Yoko Ono Is Hoping to See John Lennon in Heaven
  9. Cheryl Shows Off Bulging Baby Bump as She Officially Announces Pregnancy
  10. Does Caitlyn Jenner Have a New Girlfriend?

CELEBS PHOTO