WikiLeaks Julian Assange Movie Planned

. January 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

A film about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange moved a step closer after studio producers Barry Josephson and Michelle Krumm picked up the screen rights to the upoming Julian Assange biography The Most Dangerous Man in the World by award-winning Australian writer Andrew Fowler. The book details Assange’s life.

Julian Paul Assange is an Australian publisher, journalist, software developer and Internet activist. He is the founder, spokesperson, and editor in chief of WikiLeaks, a whistleblower website and conduit for worldwide news leaks, with the stated purpose of creating open governments.

Assange has worked as a computer programmer and was a hacker during his youth. He has lived in several countries, and has made public appearances in many parts of the world to speak about freedom of the press, censorship, and investigative journalism.

Assange founded the WikiLeaks website in 2006.

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