The Theory of Everything is an upcoming 2014 British biopic-drama based on the life of physicist Stephen Hawking. It stars Eddie Redmayne as Hawking and Felicity Jones as his now ex-wife Jane and chronicles their relationship, from his early development of ALS to his success in physics. It is scheduled to be screened in the Special Presentations section of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The film has a release date of November 7, 2014.
The film portrays their relationship, which led Hawking through personal and scientific challenges as well as breakthroughs. Wilde’s memoir, “Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen,” served as inspiration for the film.