There’s a movie about Stephen Hawking coming out next week in the U.S.. Here’s a trailer:
Eddie Redmayne seems pretty perfect for the part. He was one of the few things I liked about Les Miserables. The only other person to play the role is Benedict Cumberbatch, in a TV movie ten years ago. Here’s the beginning of it:
Stephen Hawking joined Facebook recently. You can see his ALS ice bucket challenge on yesterday’s post, and here’s his first post:
Pretty amazing guy. I think a lot of people who faced the physical challenges he has faced would have just given up. Or at least given in to self-pity. Or debilitating anger.
There’s no listing for Japan on imdb’s release dates for the 2014 movie, and I couldn’t find a Japan release date in a quick search. Let’s hope it makes it here before too long.