The first teaser trailer for Oliver Stone’s Snowden has been released. While there is no footage, there is plenty of exposition about the infamous whistleblower, played here by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Here is the Snowden teaser:
Here is the official synopsis:
“Snowden stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Oliver Stone. 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.”
Aside from Gordon-Levitt in the title role, Snowden also stars Nicolas Cage in a rare non-batshit-crazy role, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Shailene Woodley, and Rhys Ifans. Naturally, Stone was able to cobble together an impressive cast for the film, we’ll see how the final result works.
Snowden opens on Christmas Day.