First Trailer for Stephen Hawking Biopic 'Theory of Everything' Debuts

The film, which stars Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, is set to hit select theaters on Nov. 7.

The collegiate life of physicist Stephen Hawking is dramatized in the first trailer for the biopic The Theory of Everything

The film, starring Eddie Redmayne as Hawking, focuses on the relationship between the university student and his then-wife, Jane. In the clip, scientific concerns take a backseat to the story of tragedy and personal redemption in the face of a debilitating disease. 

The project is directed by John Marsh and also stars Felicity Jones. After its Toronto Film Fest premiere on Sept. 7, the film will hit select U.S. theaters on Nov. 7, going up against limited releases including Jon Stewart's Rosewater and Tommy Lee JonesThe Homesman.