The Fifth Estate Begins Filming: The Julian Assange Story

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Principal photography on the upcoming WikiLeaks/Julian Assange story began today. The film is now officially titled The Fifth Estate.

Take a look at this first photo of Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Julian Assange, with Daniel Bruhl (Inglorious Basterds) as Daniel Domscheit-Berg:

Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange

For those who don't remember, Assange was involved in an international scandal after releasing numerous confidential government documents on the website WikiLeaks. The film tells the story of the early days of the site.

Bill Condon (Breaking Dawn Part 2) directs the The Fifth Estate, which will hit theaters November 15.

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