The Imitation Game

Starring Cumberbatch and Knightley

Our July cover star, Keira Knightley, and former ELLE Man of the Week Benedict Cumberbatch star in The Imitation Game, out this November – and we've got your first look at the trailer.

The much-hyped biopic of legendary computing genius Alan Turing, played by Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game is a World War II drama focused on Turing's task to break the unbreakable code that, in turn, could win England the war (no pressure then).

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Joan Clarke, played by Keira, is the female protagonist and Alan’s confidante who stays by his side throughout.

In our July issue Keira reveals her response to Cumberbatch joke-punching a journalist who critiqued her acting:

'When I saw him again, I said. "Did you punch a journalist?" and he was like, "I f*cking did,"" she says, with absolute glee. 'Everybody needs a friend like that.'

And Keira's reaction to the thought of doing love scenes with Cumberbatch?

'He's my mate and urgh, urgh, urgh.'

Pencil a cinema trip in your diary for 14 November entitled ‘date with Cumberbatch’ so you don’t forget…

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