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Pamela Anderson Publishes Poem About "Special Relationship" With Julian Assange

Pamela Anderson has published a poem covering her “special relationship” to Julian Assange, which also advised Theresa May and Donald Trump to have “a threesome” with France. Politically speaking, we assume…The Canadian-American actress and activist,...

Julian Assange Granted Appeal Over Rape Allegation

The Australian journalist, who was portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in 2013 movie The Fifth Estate, has been living in London's Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 to avoid arrest and extradition to Sweden on rape...

Julian Assange To Leave Ecuadorian Embassy

Controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to finally leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London two years after claiming political asylum there.The Australian journalist, who was portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in 2013 drama The Fifth Estate,...

M.i.a. Wants Julian Assange Hologram For Live Shows

Outspoken rapper M.I.A. wants to include a hologram projection of controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in her upcoming live shows.The music star previously teamed up with Assange by arranging for him to introduce her via...

Edward Snowden Talks Surveillance And Disclosure At Sxsw

SXSW isn’t just about music; it’s a cultural hub for forward-minded individuals, giving them the chance to converge and share ideas and experiences. Today (moments ago, in fact, depending on when you’re reading this) the...

Benedict Cumberbatch Proud Of The Fifth Estate

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch insists he is proud of his portrayal of Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate despite its poor performance at the box office.The Star Trek actor portrayed the WikiLeaks founder in the movie...

Benedict Cumberbatch Knew Fifth Estate Wouldn't Be Huge

Benedict Cumberbatch knew 'The Fifth Estate' was never going to be a big hit.The actor's latest movie - in which he stars as controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - only made in $1.7 million in...

The Fifth Estate Named Biggest Film Flop Of 2013

'The Fifth Estate' has been named 2013's biggest box office flop by Forbes magazine.The controversial WikiLeaks drama, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange, is considered the least successful major release of the year based...

M.i.a. Recruits Julian Assange For New York Concert

Politically-outspoken rapper M.I.A. had an unusual guest lined-up for her concert in New York on Friday (01Nov13) - she opened the show with a live video transmission from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.The Paper Planes hitmaker...

The Fifth Estate Flops At U.s. Box Office, Named Worst Major Studio Debut Of The Year

Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in new biopic The Fifth Estate has officially been deemed a box office flop after grossing just $1.7 million (£1.13 million) in the U.S., making it the...

Julian Assange Movie Is Box Office Flop

A biopic of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has flopped at the U.K. box office, taking a pitiful $753,000 (£502,000) in its opening weekend (11-13Oct13) and failing to even dent the top five.The Fifth Estate charts...

Julian Assange: 'The Fifth Estate Is Destined To Be A Box Office Failure'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has slammed the movie based on the birth of his secret-leaking website, insisting it's doomed to bomb in the box office.Since the film's inception, the WikiLeaks editor-in-chief has been critical of...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Thrilled' With The Fifth Estate

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''thrilled'' with 'The Fifth Estate'.The 37-year-old actor plays WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the movie and admitted while he enjoyed the role, he was ''terrified'' before he watched the finished product for...

A Week In News: Miley On Snl, Gravity Storms Box-office And Tom Hanks's Diabetes

Miley's Homecoming: Miley Cyrus made her triumphant return to Saturday Night Live on Sunday and, hey, what do you know, the reviews were actually pretty good. She clearly had plenty of material to work with,...

Was Julian Assange Right About Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Fifth Estate'?

Julian Assange has become pretty annoying. There was a period when the WikiLeaks founder was an intriguing guy. People started calling him a rock and roll star. Now, he's holed away in the Ecuadorean embassy,...

Benedict Cumberbatch's "Message From Assange," An Eerily Terrifying Warning

Full of ominous phrases, like “You should reconsider your involvement in this enterprise,” Julian Assange’s email to Benedict Cumberbatch has been released, showing the extent to which the WikiLeaks founder attempted to halt production of...

Julian Assange's Letter To Benedict Cumberbatch Posted On Wikileaks

A letter WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sent to Benedict Cumberbatch, urging him to reconsider portraying the exiled journalist in a new film, has been posted on the anti-secrecy website just days before the project hits...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Thrilled' With The Fifth Estate

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''thrilled'' with 'The Fifth Estate'.The 37-year-old actor plays real-life WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the upcoming thriller and he admitted while he enjoyed the role, he was ''terrified'' before he watched the...

Critics Don't Know What To Make Of "The Fifth Estate," Benedict Cumberbatch Calls It "A Celebration" Of Julian Assange's Work

Benedict Cumberbatch has a lot of respect for Julian Assange and believes his portrayal of the WikiLeaks founder in the upcoming film The Fifth Estate to be a celebration of Assange’s work. Even so, Assange...

"Go Photograph Egypt" - Benedict Cumberbatch To The Paps

He’s had enough, but instead of threatening to beat them up, like certain stars do (ahem, Justin Bieber and Kanye West), Benedict Cumberbatch sent out his own style of message to the photographers desperately...

The Fifth Estate And We Steal Secrets - Why Does Assange Dislike Both Of Them?

Cinematic adaptations of the WikiLeaks story were only a matter of time, but for those deeply intrigued by the events that surrounded the website and its whistleblowing founder, to have two in close proximity gives...

The Fifth Estate: Wikileaks Thriller Starring Cumberbatch As Assange [Trailer + Pictures]

The Fifth Estate – the WikiLeaks movie already denounced by Julian Assange himself – has its first trailer, in which we see Benedict Cumberbatch star as the founder of the controversial website. The film "traces...

Pacific Rim Now Out In Cinemas, But What Other Films Have Been Released Today?

Friday 12th July has been quite the launchpad for a host of new and exciting films, showcasing the genre spectrum. From action blockbusters to indies, political thrillers to kids animation films, there'll be something to...

How Julian Assange's $1m Request Drove Alex Gibney Away

Alex Gibney is one of his generation’s finest documentary makers, and amidst the flurry of WikiLeaks films, documentaries and books that are set to document the very real thriller that is Julian Assange’s life, he...

'We Steal Secrets,' Wikileaks Documentary Lacks The Support Of Julian Assange

It was only a matter of time before the story of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks got adapted for the big screen. The idea of one man taking on the world’s government with the aid of...

The Bling Ring Leads Edinburgh Film Festival

'The Bling Ring' leads the film selection at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival.The Emma Watson-starring teen heist drama - which recently held its world premiere at Cannes Film Festival in France - will receive...

Without Assange's Blessing, 'Wikileaks: We Steal Secrets' Rolls Out In Theaters

Acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) has returned with no-holds-bared look at WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website run by enigmatic Australian internet activist Julian Assange. The site's mandate involved publishing top-secret...

Julian Assange Wanted Benedict Cumberbatch To Quit Wikileaks Film

Wanted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pleaded with British actor Benedict Cumberbatch to drop out of the Hollywood adaptation of his story after objecting to an early version of the film's script.The Star Trek Into Darkness...

Benedict Cumberbatch: 'Julian Assange Refused To Meet Me'

British star Benedict Cumberbatch tried to interview Julian Assange after signing up to play him on the big screen, but insists the WikiLeaks founder "was having none of it" and refused to meet him.The actor...

Oliver Stone Meets Julian Assange, Then Attacks Wikileaks Movies

Never far from controversy, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has conveniently attacked two forthcoming movies about Julian Assange after meeting the Wikileaks founder at the Ecudorian embassy in London last week. Stone tweeted a picture of...

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