Snowden is written and directed by three-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone (Platoon, JFK). The script is based on the books “The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man” by Luke Harding and “Time of the Octopus” by Anatoly Kucherena.
The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans and Nicolas Cage. Snowden is produced by Moritz Borman, Eric Kopeloff and Philip Schulz-Deyle, and is scheduled for release on December 25 of this year.
In Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone’s International thriller, “SNOWDEN,” witness Joseph Gordon-Levitt embody Edward Snowden. In this first look, before he was a whistle-blower, Edward was an ordinary man who unquestioningly served his country. “SNOWDEN” is currently shooting in Munich, before moving to locations around the world. Open Road Films will release “SNOWDEN” in the U.S. on December 25, 2015.