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Snowden, a new political thriller about the NSA leak trailer arrived :Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The trailer for Oliver Stone’s thriller Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. It follows Snowden’s journey from the army to the CIA and then his resulting infamy as he leaked classified information about global surveillance. The film is based on The Snowden Files by the Guardian’s Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.

the movie focuses only on his initial decision to leak the documents and the government's attempts to keep the NSA's classified information under wraps, it'll have plenty to work with. And taking on the recent past isn't out of character for Stone, whose directing oeuvre includes George W. Bush feature (2008) and World Trade Center(2006). Of course, neither of those previous films was received particularly well, so it remains to be seen whether Snowden can break that streak by providing some prescient commentary alongside the high-octane thrills the trailer promises.

Snowden will be in theaters on September 16, 2016.