DreamWorks Pictures has released the first trailer for WikiLeaks movie “The Fifth Estate.”"Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch plays WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.The film also stars Stanley Tucci, Daniel Bruhl, and Laura Linney.
The Fifth Estate is a 2013 thriller film about the news-leaking website WikiLeaks starring Benedict Cumberbatch as its editor-in-chief and founder Julian Assange, and Daniel Brühl as its former spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg. It is directed by Bill Condon with a screenplay by Josh Singer based in-part on Domscheit-Berg’s book Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange and the World’s Most Dangerous Website, as well as WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy by British journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding.
While it’s billed as a political thriller, The Fifth Estate is also part buddy film. Director Bill Condon (Kinsey, Dreamgirls) humanizes a complicated real-life and still developing narrative by focusing on the tumultuous relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) and Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl).
Have a look at the Trailer here: