Jeremy Renner is in talks with DreamWorks about taking up a role in WikiLeaks filmJuly 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jeremy Renner is in talks with producers to take up a role in an upcoming WikiLeaks film. It may be recalled that WikiLeaks was in the news recently for leaking confidential government documents. After that, they came in the limelight for all the wrong reasons when their founder Julian Assange was caught up in a sex scandal.
DreamWorks has tried to lure the actor with the role of Julian Assange and 41 years old Jeremy is yet to give them the nod. DreamWorks is also trying to bring director Bill Condon onboard the project. There are also rumors that instead of a big production house, the film could be privately financed.
DreamWorks has obtained the movie rights to two controversial books about WikiLeaks - ‘Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website’ by Daniel Domscheit-Berg and ‘WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy’, which is written by David Leigh and Luke Harding.
WikiLeaks seems like a hot topic as many production houses like HBO, Universal have a film or documentary on the hot topic in the pipeline.
- Wikileaks founder 'abused cats and wanted women to know their place' - Feb 11, 2011
- Assange's ex-colleague terms Wikileaks founder 'power hungry, 'irresponsible' - Feb 13, 2011
- Former spokesperson set to blow whistle on WikiLeaks in tell-all - Dec 24, 2010
- Discovery to air special show on WikiLeaks - Apr 18, 2011
- Another whistle-blower to rival WikiLeaks - Nov 05, 2010
- Wikileaks founder 'boasted of fathering kids all around the world' - Feb 11, 2011
- Does Julian Assange have four love children? - Feb 12, 2011
- WikiLeaks releases cables naming top secret sources - Aug 30, 2011
- Security lapse behind US army private's secret cable transfer to WikiLeaks - Jan 31, 2011
- Steven Spielberg 'buys rights to WikiLeaks book' - Mar 03, 2011
- WikiLeaks leadership in crisis as founder faces disputes - Sep 26, 2010
- WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange described as 'filthy bag lady' in new book - Jan 31, 2011
- Spielberg to make movie on Wikileaks - Mar 03, 2011
- Wikileaks founder Assange accuses US lawmakers of calling for his "assassination" - Jan 31, 2011
- Movie about Julian Assange's life in the works - Jan 22, 2011
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