Edward Snowden became a global icon when he walked out of the National Security Agency with a treasure trove of top secret documents which revealed the scope of the agency’s electronic spying operations. It has been over two years since he revealed the secret spying programs and now we’re seeing the first trailer for the movie Hollywood has made to forever immortalize his story on film. The first trailer of the Snowden biopic has been released today.


Those who have been looking forward to the movie will be glad that the full trailer is finally out today, we only got a brief teaser last year.

In case you’re unaware, Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Edward Snowden in this movie, which takes us through the life and career of Snowden starting with his military training and his stint at the National Security Agency, and when he walked out of there with top secret documents and leaked them to bring the truth to light.

This movie has a great cast as it features Nicolas Cage, Shailene Woodley and Zachary Quinto alongside Gordon-Levitt in the lead. It follows the Citizenfour documentary that Laura Poitras made following Snowden’s revelations. Directed by Oliver Stone, the movie titled Snowden is scheduled for release later this year, on September 16th to be precise.

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