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'Theory of Everything' trailer: Stephen Hawking, young and in love

Quantum physics and theoretical cosmology aren't generally the stuff of romance, but the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" could prove an exception.

As glimpsed in a new trailer, which you can watch above, the romantic drama stars Eddie Redmayne ("Les Miserables") as a young Hawking at the University of Cambridge, where he begins blossoming into a brilliant young scientist and falls for a fellow student, Jane Wilde (later Jane Hawking), played by Felicity Jones ("Like Crazy").

Their bond, however, is soon put to the test when Hawking is diagnosed with a debilitating motor neuron disease and given two years to live by doctors. In...