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    Benedict Cumberbatch Responds to Julian Assange's Letter, Explains Why 'The Fifth Estate' Is Important to Him

    With Bill Condon's Wikileaks thriller "The Fifth Estate" opening wide later this month, the film's subject Julian Assange took to his site earlier this week to post a letter sent to the actor that portrays him in the film, Benedict Cumberbatch, urging him not to take part in the project. Cumberbatch...

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    Julian Assange Urged Benedict Cumberbatch to Turn Down the "Wretched" 'Fifth Estate' in Letter to Actor

    On the press tour for "The Fifth Estate," that kicked off when the film opened the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Benedict Cumberbatch has gone on the record saying that he reached out to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prior to shooting Bill Condon's biopic, but that Assange had decline...

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    Here are the 5 Most Stark Places Where 'The Fifth Estate' Blurs the Facts about Wikileaks

    The team behind Bill Condon's "The Fifth Estate" has been very clear that they do not want their own opinions on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) or Wikileaks defector Daniel Domscheit-Berg (played by Daniel Brühl) known. In a panel centering on "Fifth Estate" produ...

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    Does Benedict Cumberbatch Do Justice to Julian Assange? Here's What the Critics Are Saying

    While most critics were underwhelmed by the Toronto International Film Festival's opening night selection, Bill Condon's WikiLeaks thriller "The Firth Estate," they all sang praises of the film's lead star Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the DreamWorks release.

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    Toronto Review: Benedict Cumberbatch Is A Fine Julian Assange, But Bill Condon's Festival Opener 'The Fifth Estate' Can't Do Justice to the WikiLeaks Story

    Julian Assange is among the most captivating figures of the internet age partly because history has yet to reach a verdict about him. Living in London's Ecuadorian Embassy since last June to avoid extradition charges, Assange still runs the underground organization WikiLeaks' role. His persistence ...

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