Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Edward Snowden in forthcoming NSA film

Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Edward Snowden in forthcoming NSA movie

If you’re making a film based mostly on one of many largest tales in recent times, and centered round one fairly regular-wanting knowledge administrator, actually obtained to get the casting proper. Perhaps Oliver Stone’s pulled it off. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who you may keep in mind from nicely, all these films, will probably be enjoying Edward Snowden within the director’s forthcoming film. In case you forgot why, Snowden leaked an entire lot of categorized paperwork in 2013, which result in widespread criticism over the NSA’s knowledge-gathering strategies – from world leaders and Joe Web alike. The screenplay is predicated on two books: The Snowden Information by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena, which factors to a considerable quantity of display time for whoever performs the whistleblower. The film goes into manufacturing in January subsequent yr.

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