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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Play Snowden in Oliver Stone Movie

Oliver Stone is directing an Edward Snowden movie, and that probably piques your interest (good or bad) in and of itself. But today producers confirmed that the NSA whistleblower will be portrayed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Yes, the 3rd Rock and Christopher Nolan movie alum will be portraying Snowden in Stone’s movie. Stone had publicly said he wanted Gordon-Levitt to play the role.

Stone is basing the film on two books, one of which is The Snowden Files, written by Luke Harding, who used to work at The Guardian at the same time that Glenn Greenwald did. And fun fact: Greenwald thinks Harding’s book is “bullshit.”

Greenwald’s own book on Snowden is being made into a movie as well.

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