Joseph Gordon-Levitt cracks the NSA in trailer for Snowden — watch

Oliver Stone's long-awaited biopic finally hits the silver screen this fall

Oliver Stone’s highly anticipated biopic on Edward Snowden has been pushed around like the whistleblower himself. What was supposed to hit theaters this past Christmas — because, c’mon, nothing says the holidays like a little NSA surveillance! — will now bow out September 16th.

Based on Luke Harding’s The Snowden Files and Anatoly Kucherena’s Time of the Octopus,Snowden stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the titular American computer wunderkind, who learns all about the NSA and … well, you know what happens. As the tagline suggests, “The only safe place is on the run.”

As with any Stone film, there’s an all-star cast that includes Shailene WoodleyNicolas CageMelissa LeoZachary QuintoTom WilkinsonRhys IfansJoely RichardsonScott Eastwood, and Timothy Olyphant. Check out the trailer above to catch a glimpse of the globe-trotting chaos.


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