HBO's Brexit, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, has already divided British viewers
The film that is scheduled to air on HBO on Jan. 19 made its debut as Brexit: The Uncivil War on Britain's Channel 4 this week, and many viewers are saying it's too soon. Cumberbatch plays the director of the official "Leave" campaign. One journalist said the film is "literally interfering in our criminal justice system.” The New York Times adds: "Others questioned the timing and legitimacy of a drama about a political event which is, to use TV parlance, still several months from its season finale."
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