Mel Gibson’s new film the professor and madman revolves around the era of century. When Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. And he receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.
The Professor and the Madman is an upcoming biographical drama film, directed by P.B. Shemran. While screenplay is by Shemran, and Todd Komarnicki, based on the 1998 book The Surgeon of Crowthorne by Simon Winchester. It stars Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Marsan, Jennifer Ehle, Jeremy Irvine, David O’Hara, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, and Steve Coogan.