AceShowbiz - The first look at %cGary Oldman% in "Darkest Hour" has been released in the form of an image by Focus Features. The 58-year-old actor undergoes a dramatic transformation as he is almost unrecognizable as the historic British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, in the upcoming true-story movie.
"Darkest Hour" centers on Winston Churchill who leads a charge against Hitler's army in the early days of World War II. The upcoming biopic is directed by Joe Wright ("Pride and Prejudice", "Pan") from a screenplay written by Oscar nominee Anthony McCarten.
In the upcoming movie, Churchil's wife, Clementine, will be portrayed by %cKristin Scott Thomas%. %cLily James% also joins the cast as Churchill's personal secretary, Elizabeth Nel, while %cBen Mendelsohn% is tapped to play King George VI. %cJohn Hurt% is also among the cast members, set to portray Neville Chamberlain.
The war drama is scheduled to arrive in U.S. theaters on November 24, 2017.