The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate

About The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate is an upcoming film about the news-leaking website WikiLeaks starring Benedict Cumberbatch as its editor-in-chief and founder Julian Assange with Daniel Bri_hl as the former spokesperson of the website Daniel Domscheit-Berg. It is directed by Bill Condon with a screenplay by Josh Singer based in part on Domscheit-Berg's book Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange and the Worldaots Most Dangerous Website, as well as WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assangeaots War on Secrecy by British journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding. The film is co-produced by DreamWorks and Participant Media and will be released on October 11, 2013 by DreamWorks through Disney's Touchstone distribution label and Mister Smith Entertainment worldwide.