HBO Looks To Produce Film About Julian Assange
HBO is in the works to create a movie on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. HBO is currently in discussion with the BBC to produced the film together, which would include the material from Raffi Khatchadourian’s article in The New Yorker. The June 2, 2010 artcile was titled No Secrets: Julian Assange’s Mission for Total Transparency, and followed Assange and his Wikileaks operatives. They prepare to release a 38 minute classified video from the inside of A US Army Apache Helicopter cockpit.
Joshua Maurer and Alixandre Witlin of City Entertainment will exec produce the picture with KippSter Entertainment’s David Stern.
In addition to the possible HBO pic, Oscar winner Alex Gibney has signed with Universal Pictures to direct a documentary on Assange.
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