There are a number of films about WikiLeaks planned for 2013, with many of them looking to contain one-sided and potentially false information. It’s important to take a look at the source material for these films to determine the validity of the information they will contain.
“The Man Who Sold the World”
Production Company: DreamWorks
Source Material: “Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website” by Daniel Domschiet-Berg, “WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy” by David Leigh and Luke Harding
Director: Bill Condon (“The Twilight Saga”)
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch (as Julian Assange), Daniel Brühl (as Daniel Domschiet-Berg), Dan Stevens (as “Ian”, based on Ian Katz), Alicia Vikander (as Anke Domschiet-Berg)
Release Date: 2013/2014
The source material for Dreamworks’ upcoming film are two books which portray WikiLeaks and Julian Assange in a negative light.
“Inside WikiLeaks” was written by Daniel Domschiet-Berg, a former WikiLeaks…
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