SquareOne Nabs Rights to Cumberbatch’s ‘Imitation Game’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Squareone Entertainment has acquired German rights and partnered with Telepool on the historical drama “The Imitation Game,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.

Morten Tyldum directed the film from Graham Moore’s script, based on Andrew Hodges’ biography “Alan Turing: The Enigma” about the British mathematician and cryptographer who played a key role in cracking the Nazi party’s Enigma code during World War II.

Currently in post-production, the film also stars Matthew Goode, Charles Dance and Mark Strong.

Producers are Teddy Schwarzman of Black Bear Pictures and Nora Grossman and Ido Ostrowsky of Bristol Automotive, with Peter Heslop co-producing.

FilmNation is handling international rights at Cannes.

The acquisition deal was negotiated by Al Munteanu for SquareOne Entertainment and by FilmNation Entertainment.

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