Sunday, 11 November 2012

James McAvoy

James McAvoy in talks for WikiLeaks

Will play Daniel Domcheit-Berg in DreamWorks' adaptation
By Jeff Sneider, Justin Kroll

After a thorough search, DreamWorks is in negotiations with James McAvoy to star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in its untitled WikiLeaks movie that Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls") will direct.With Cumberbatch set to play WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, McAvoy is in talks to play Daniel Domscheit-Berg, whose book "Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange At The World's Most Dangerous Website" will serve as the basis for the pic along with DreamWorks' other acquisition "WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War On Secrecy," by U.K. reporters David Leigh and Luke Harding. Josh Singer will adapt.Joel Kinnaman ("The Killing") had been rumored for the part of Domscheit-Berg but those reports proved premature.

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