Julian Assange Talks to Hollywood Foreign Press Association

By: Sunday October 13, 2013 5:25 pm

In an explosion of relevancy, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, best known as the people behind the Golden Globes, the awards ceremony that for a brief moment in time was the predictor for the Academy Awards, landed a Skype interview with WikiLeaks founder and interwebs pinup boy, Julian Assange. The fifty reporters who joined on the Skype video interview will be filing the stories tomorrow and into the week, and the HFPA have dropped juicy hints about what the platinum haired cyber-star discussed as part of the association’s rapidly expanding Round Table series of interviews

 

Julian Assange’s Unhappy Letter to Benedict Cumberbatch

By: Thursday October 10, 2013 11:15 am

The letter was posted on the Wikileaks site yesterday and reveals that  the actor had approached Assange asking for meeting before the film began production. Assange declined, stating that while he was fond of Cumberbatch’s past films and would enjoy meeting Cumberbatch, but…

Wikileaks Leaks Fifth Estate Script, Internal Talking Points

By: Friday September 20, 2013 11:05 am

Marketing for The Fifth Estate, a film about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, has begun in earnest with ads recently released that depict Assange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, with the word “traitor” emblazoned over his face.

Dreamworks Begins Shooting Wikileaks Film Today, “The Fifth Estate”

By: Tuesday January 22, 2013 7:15 pm

Dreamworks announced that shooting began today on their Wikileaks movie entitled “The Fifth Estate.” The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Brühl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg. The cast also includes Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, and David Thewlis. Bill Condon, fresh off the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Series, will direct.

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