‘The Current War: Directors Cut’ Released On Digital And More


Straight from theaters, direct to your home, the true story behind one of the greatest unknown battles in American invention and ingenuity starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Doctor Strange), Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water, Knives Out) Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Favourite) and Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Far From Home, Avengers: Endgame) arrives on March 31 on Digital, Blu-Ray, and DVD.

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Hunters) and written by Michael Mitnick (The Giver, Vinyl) provides a compelling tug-of-war story that is enhanced through both the immersive visual style and powerful cast performances. This smart historical drama is full of emotionally gripping moments from beginning to end.

The epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of  bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George  Westinghouse (Shannon)who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Hoult), have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America, with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of  the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future titans of  industry the need to break all the rules.


  • Deleted Scenes
  • Feature Commentary with Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

THE CURRENT WAR: DIRECTOR’S CUT will be available on Blu-ray™️, DVD and Digital.

  • Blu-ray™️ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
  • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-ray™️ and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.

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