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Who Should Play Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s Upcoming Movie? (POLL)

Who Should Play Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's Upcoming Movie? (POLL)

It seems like a perfect match. Leftist filmmaker Oliver Stone–long the target of the right for his strong political views –is partnering with his long-time producer Moritz Borman on a movie based on journalist Luke Harding’s “The Snowden Files, The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man,” reports Variety. 

Stone and Borman snagged the rights; Stone will write and direct the story surrounding Snowden’s leaks to London newspaper The Guardian, while Borman lines up European financing with a late-year start-date in mind.

Hopefully Stone will be able to wring a taut suspense story out of this book, which the New York Times described as “a fast-paced, almost novelistic narrative that is part bildungsroman and part cinematic thriller.” DreamWorks’ WikiLeaks movie “The Fifth Estate,” on the other hand, which focused on leaks by Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) of highly classified documents to The Guardian, failed to achieve liftoff at the box office.

Who should play the 29-year-old globetrotting NSA leaker? 

Who should play Edward Snowden? free polls 

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Ed Norton of Levitt would be ideal.

But then — who needs a ‘reality as it happens’
Hollywood treatment of the People magazine level
‘SNOWED IN’ – – -‘controversy’.

javier migoya

has anyone seen The Blacklist? when I 1st saw Snowden's picture on the internet I thought it was Ryan Eggold he is literally Snowden's Doppelganger, without any makeup to make him look like him, I'm not blind these 2 could be twins


The now hopelessly 'on board' –and reality AWOL —once an artist—-STONE.

WHY is he boring us with assigned topics and canned controversy?

WHY is he boring us with reality TV in Panavision?


Arthur Darvill alias Rory – Doctor Who alias Reverend Paul Coates – Broadchurch

Anne Thompson

Given how many Brits are on this list, Dan Stevens certainly could be good casting for this.


Where is Dan Stevens?

Boy Cold

Ed Norton jr

Anne Thompson

Ryan Gosling currently leads the poll along with Jamie Bell…who says the actor has to look like him? Is Snowden a household face?


George Dzundza.

Claudia Costa Chaves

Ryan Eggold plays "Tom Keen" on The Blacklist. He's a dearinger for Snowden and the guy can act.


Ben Foster, duh.


How is Ryan Gosling not on here? I mean these are literally the worst options I could think of. Thank GOD whoever made this list is not a casting agent. Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Jake Gyllenhal? Really?? Did you just name the first 20 male actors that came to mind? I love Timothy Olymphant and Jake Gyllenhal and Anton Yelchin but they are NOTHING like Edward Snowden. You DO realize he is a contemporary, living person and so must be represented accurately for the film to be believable, right? Wow.


I think it's pretty clear, Joe Pesci.

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