Rumours are mounting that Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch could be playing the WikiLeaks founder in an upcoming Dreamworks movie.
When the production company snapped up the rights to the biographies WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War On Secrecy by David Leigh and Luke Harding and Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange At The World’s Most Dangerous Website by Domscheit-Berg back in March, the rumour mill went into overdrive as everyone speculated who would land the challenging and important lead role. Bourne Legacy star Jeremy Renner was most pundits’ favourite for the part, but now it looks like Dreamworks might be looking across the pond to one of Britain’s (swiftly) rising stars.
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