Gary Oldman Is Unrecognizable as Churchill in First “Darkest Hour” Trailer (Video)


Step back, , another English director, Joe Wright, is here with an epic World War II film, but this time, rather focusing on a single event, this movie focuses on one of the biggest and most critical figures of the war: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Veteran actor Gary Oldman stars as Churchill in and he is nigh unrecognizable, giving a fully-immersed performance that we have come to expect from the star of Nolan’s Batman trilogy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and more.

Looking to be a beautifully shot character drama, in the vein of past Wright films, the film also stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, and Stephen Dillane. It’s set for release on November 22 — prime awards season.

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