Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing: 'The Imitation Game' photos

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"The Imitation Game" has released early photos showing star Benedict Cumberbatch. Check them out here.

In "The Imitation Game," the "Sherlock" plays World War II British code-breaker Alan Turing. While instrumental in cracking Nazi Germany's codes, Turing was later prosecuted and chemically castrated after his homosexuality was revealed. The film, directed by Morten Tyldum, co-stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Allen Leech and Matthew Beard.

"The Imitation Game" is set to be released in Nov. 2014.

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Photo/Video credit: The Weinstein Company