Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Play Edward Snowden in Untitled Oliver Stone Project

Joseph Gordon-LevittOpen Road Films and Endgame Entertainment are partnering for the U.S. release of The Untitled Oliver Stone/Edward Snowden Project starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Oliver Stone. “After working with Oliver on ‘W’ I am thrilled to be back in business with him, along with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the filmmmaking team and Endgame Entertainment, on this exciting project,” stated Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films.

James D. Stern, CEO of Endgame Entertainment also added “I’ve long been an admirer of Oliver Stone and this continues our determination to work with great directors. I’m also delighted to renew our collaboration with Open Road and look forward to participating in this important film.

The script is based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena. The Untitled Oliver Stone/Edward Snowden Project is scheduled to start production in Munich in January 2015.