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Tomasz Kot to Play Nikola Tesla in Biopic Nikola

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Cold War star Tomasz Kot is set to play Nikola Tesla in the upcoming biopic Nikola, according to Deadline. The film will reportedly tell the story of Tesla’s last major breakthrough and his “personal journey to achieve his scientific ambitions while risking financial security and battling his inner demons.”

Nikola is based on a screenplay by Arnand Tucker (Leap YearGirl With a Pearl Earring). It will be produced by Daria Jovicic for Latitude Media. Executive producing are Peter Touche, Andrea Scarso and Ximo Paris. Seven Stories will co-produce.

Cold War was a hit this past Oscar season. The film was directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (My Summer of LoveLast Resort). The film is written by Pawlikowski and Piotr Borkowski (Fear of FallingThree for the Taking). It stars Joanna Kulig (O mnie sie nie martw, The Crime) and Tomasz Kot (Bikini BlueThe Photographer). Cold War earned Pawlikowski the Best Director award at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

Tucker spoke about Tesla’s contributions to science, saying, “Nikola Tesla was one of the most influential and important minds at the dawn of 20th century, and in many ways created our modern world, with its electric cars, instant connectivity through the internet, and global communication. He was also a deeply complex and extraordinary human being. Tomasz is an exquisite actor, and when I saw his extraordinary performance in Cold War there was no doubt in my mind as to who should play Tesla.”

Are you guys interested in the film? Did you see Cold War? Let us know in the comments.

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Jenna Buschhttp://LegionOfLeia.com
Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.

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