Snowden (2015) is an American biographical political thriller directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stone and Kieran Fitzgerald, and based on the books The Snowden Files by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Scott Eastwood, Melissa Leo, Timothy Olyphant, Zachary Quinto,Nicolas Cage and Tom Wilkinson, Snowden is scheduled for North American theatrical release on Christmas day, 2015.
Starting in June of 2013, American computer professional and CIA agent Edward Snowden began leaking thousands of classified documents from the United States National Security Agency (NSA) to the mainstream media.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt -as- Edward Snowden
- Shailene Woodley -as- Lindsay Mills
- Melissa Leo -as- Laura Poitras
- Zachary Quinto -as- Glenn Greenwald
- Tom Wilkinson -as- Ewen MacAskill
- Timothy Olyphant
- Scott Eastwood
- Nicolas Cage
- Keith Stanfield
- Rhys Ifans
- Joely Richardson
- Ben Schnetzer