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Benedict Cumberbatch Interview on Julian Assange (Video)

Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals His "Huge Concern" Over Playing WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

When Benedict Cumberbatch signed on to play WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in this week's The Fifth Estate, he knew he was up for a challenge. Not only does the controversial figure have a distinctive look, but when Benedict reached him by email, he tried to convince him not to make the movie. We caught up with Cumberbatch to get his take on the true motivations of the man he plays and his dramatic physical transformation — bleached eyebrows and all.

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Tamara14771312 Tamara14771312 3 years
Isn't there anyone else we can make a movie about??? Assange is an idiot and wasting celluloid telling "his story" is ridiculous.
JimmyColm JimmyColm 3 years
I hear it's very controversial. I supppose it's good he had reservations, but I'm glad he's doing it. It's an important subject and he's a great actor.
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