9 Secrets About The Imitation Game, Straight From Its Screenwriter

November 28, 2014 1:00 PM

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Screenwriter Graham Moore is a self-described Alan Turing obsessive: He went to space camp and computer programming camp as a teenager, so the famed mathematician loomed large, “like a campfire legend or something.” Turing’s life ultimately proved so inspirational to Moore that bringing his story to the big screen became a life goal.

“Once I became a writer I would go to my agents once a year and say, ‘Hey, there’s this movie I really want to write about a gay English mathematician who commits suicide after the Second World War,'” Moore remembers. “And they were like, ‘That’s a big Hollywood movie!’ … No, they did not say that a...

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