Oliver Stone, the director well known for making political based thrillers whose upcoming biographic thriller movie is based on the life of Edward Snowden. Based on the novels “SNOWDEN FILES” by Luke Harding and “TIME OF THE OCTOPUS” by Anatoly Kucherena, the movie treads on the life of Edward Snowden, an American computer professional who divulged classified information from National Security Agency to The Guardian.
Joseph Gordon Lewitt plays the titular character ably supported by Nicholas Cage, Melissa Leo and Shailene Woodley. Struggling to find a producer to fund the movie, the crew finally received finance from France and Germany 8 days before the movie production began. The movie is finally set for a theatrical release on September 16, 2016 after multiple changes. The official trailer released on April 27, 2016 amidst positive reviews.