It has been revealed that James Bond producers are ready to make a movie on Edward Snowden’s story. Sony Pictures has optioned film rights to No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Surveillance State, the book by Glenn Greenwald, whose reporting on the revelations contained in Snowden’s top-secret NSA documents.
The author said that he has always been heavily influenced by political films, and so he is very excited about the opportunity to be part of a political film that will appeal to the movie fanatics.
Edward Snowden is a former National Security Agency subcontractor who made headlines in 2013 when he leaked top secret information about NSA surveillance activities.
Speculations are rife that the story will revolve around how Snowden and Greenwald shook the NSA to its core. It is a thrilling personal narrative of the events as they unfolded and an important historical reflection on national security and personal freedom.
Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions will produce the film. However, it is still not clear when the movie will hit theatres, reported vzzz.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 18th, 2014.
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