Eddie Redmayne To Play Stephen Hawking

Eddie Redmayne (“Les Miserables”) is tipped to play physicist Stephen Hawking in the biopic “Theory Of Everything” at Working Title.

James Marsh (“Man on Wire”) is helming the project which focuses on the relationship between ALS-afflicted scientist Hawking and his wife. Anthony McCarten penned the script.

Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will produce and shooting aims to begin in the early Fall. Redmayne is currently filming the Wachowski’s “Jupiter Ascending”.

Source: Deadline