Alan Turing was a brilliant British mathematician who helped crack the Nazi’s Enigma code, significantly helping the Allies win World War II, only to be prosecuted for homosexuality after the war. Benedict Cumberbatch plays Turing in The Imitation Game. The film co-stars Keira Knightley and lots of other recognizable British actors (like an expectedly dickish Twyin Lannister). It opens on November 21. We’re not Sherlock Holmes, but we can deduce someone’s looking for an Oscar nomination.
Here’s the U.K. trailer that also went live today: