WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and a colleague, Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl), join forces to become watchdogs over actions of the privileged and powerful. Despite scant resources, they are able to create a platform for whistle-blowers to leak covert data anonymously, thereby exposing government secrets and corporate crimes. However, a major battle erupts when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest cache of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history.
Director: Bill Condon
Producer: Steve Golin, Michael Sugar, Richard Sharkey, Paul Green and Jeff Skoll
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander, Carice van Houten, Anthony Mackie, Stanley Tucci, Laura Linney, Peter Capaldi and David Thewlis