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HBO Moving Forward on Wikileaks Movie

It looks like HBO is following Too Big To Fail and Game Change with a film based on the 2010 New Yorker profile of Julian Assange:

HBO’s untitled WikiLeaks movie is taking shape, with Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall coming on board as executive producers and British scribe Rowan Joffe (The American) tapped to write the script. The project, a co-production with the BBC, is based on source material that includes Raffi Khatchadourian’s 2010 New Yorker article No Secrets: Julian Assange’s Mission for Total Transparency. It will tell the story of WikiLeaks, a database run by former hacker and Internet activist Julian Assange and his operatives, whose mission is to collect and disseminate via the Internet private, secret and classified information from anonymous sources.

More at Deadline.

 

Nat Brown is a former deputy web editor of Foreign Affairs and a former deputy managing editor of National Review Online.

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