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Oliver Stone pegged to direct Edward Snowden biopic

By Shawn Knight
Jun 2, 2014
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  1. Sony may have secured the film rights to Glenn Greenwald's book on Edward Snowden but that doesn't restrict others from telling the NSA whistleblower's story. A new report from the Guardian pegs director Oliver Stone as being tasked with adapting The...

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  2. Yeah and the title is Benedict Arnold: Reborn
     
  3. Hexic

    Hexic TS Rookie Posts: 75   +9

    Lol, so fitting...
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,425   +822

    I wouldn't have been happy if I was christened Moritz Borman, the names too close to the no. 2 Nazi Martin Bormann.
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,425   +822

    I wouldn't mind seeing this biopic, it would be far more interesting than one about Steve Jobs.
     
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  6. It would be good if he can get Edward Snowden to play himself.
     
  7. Thing is; I have already seen it.
     
  8. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,195   +751

    Yes, but it wouldn't be. Have you seen the JFK movie? It's a pile of conspiracy nonsense and is often used an example of how Hollywood can make up facts about a historical event and people will think it's actually history. Just for fun, I Googled "most inaccurate historical movies of all time" and the first list I clicked on had JFK on it. (http://history.howstuffworks.com/history-vs-myth/10-historically-inaccurate-movies.htm#page=2)

    This movie will probably teach us more about Oliver Stone's agenda than it will about Ed Snowden.
     


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