Open Road Films just released the first full trailer and official poster for Snowden, the dramatic film focusing on true events involving Edward Snowden and the NSA and directed by Oliver Stone. Stone co-wrote the script with Kieran Fitzgerald and Joseph Gordon-Levitt tackles the lead role of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The cast also includes Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood, Joely Richardson, Timothy Olyphant, and Ben Schnetzer. Snowden will arrive in theaters on September 16, 2016.
The Plot: Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for one of the most compelling films of the year.