Lovely Alicia Vikander, who stars as Princess Kitty in Joe Wright‘s Anna Karenina, has joined the cast of the upcoming (and yet) untitledJulian Assange biopic. She will join previously announced Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Bruhl in a DreamWorks’ project which comes from director Bill Condon and will center on the Wikileaks founder (quite popular guy in Hollywood these days by the way!)
As we previously reported, Condon’s movie is based on Daniel Domscheit-Berg‘s book Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange At The World’s Most Dangerous Website and WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War On Secrecy which comes from British jorunalists David Leigh and Luke Harding.
Josh Singer is behind the script.
So, pretty soon we’ll soon have a chance to watch the rise and fall of Julian Assange and his controversial website. In other words – Daniel Bruhl stars as WikiLeaks founder, Benedict Cumberbatch is Daniel Domscheit-Berg (man whose departure from the site is credited as a main reason to the website’s downfall) while Alicia Vikander comes on board to play Assange’s co-worker and eventual love interest.
Steve Golin, Michael Sugar and Bard Dorros will produce the project for Anonymous Content, with production to start next year.
As usual – with every new update on the whole thing we’ll be back, so stay tuned!