The Fifth Estate Trailer

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Take a look at Bendedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange in this great trailer for The Fifth Estate. As far as trailers go, this one’s a doozy. As far as dramas go, The Fifth Estate  has jumped up pretty high on our must-see lists. Cumberbatch is an awesome choice to play Assange, the man who brought the world Wikileaks, and there’s an impressive cast filling other roles. Fingers crossed this is as good as it looks.

Check out the official synopsis beneath the trailer.

Official Synopsis for The Fifth Estate:

Through the eyes of Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch), the film follows the heady, early days of Wikileaks to its abrupt end after a series of controversial and history changing info leaks. The website’s overnight success brought instant fame to its principal architects, but as their power expanded across the globe, Daniel grew increasingly disillusioned with Julian’s questionable tactics and ethics. The rift between the two friends became irreparable and their ideological differences tore them apart, but not before they revolutionized, for better and worse, the flow of information to news media and the world at large.

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander, and Carice van Houten.

ETA: USA – 11 October, 2013.

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