Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Play Edward Snowden

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 05:  Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt speaks onstage during the 3rd Annual Reel Stories, Real Lives Benefiting The Motion Picture & Television Fund at Milk Studios on April 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Motion Picture & Television Fund)
Photo: John Sciulli/Getty Images

Just as was rumored, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a new biopic film written and directed by Oliver Stone and based on 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 Guardian reports that the still untitled film goes into production this coming January in Munich. Someone better start practicing his hacking face.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Play Edward Snowden