Let’s watch the first official trailer of The Fifth Estate, the upcoming drama movie directed by Bill Condon and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander, and Carice van Houten:
THE FIFTH ESTATE
“The story begins as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) team up to become underground watchdogs of the privileged and powerful. On a shoestring, they create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data, shining a light on the dark recesses of government secrets and corporate crimes. Soon, they are breaking more hard news than the world’s most legendary media organizations combined. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society—and what are the costs of exposing them?”
What do you think of Wikileaks? Are they a bunch of Internet trolls? Or a new breed working for the betterment of our society? Maybe both? Share your thoughts below!
The release date of The Fifth Estate is set for October 18, 2013.