Oliver Stone and his producing partner Moritz Borman are looking to make a movie about Edward Snowden, the former systems administrator for the CIA and a counterintelligence trainer at the Defense Intelligence Agency who later worked for the National Security Agency and then made public thousands of classified documents, an act which has been called the most significant leak in U.S. history since the release of the Pentagon Papers by Daniel Ellsberg.

Snowden is currently hole-up in Russia avoiding US extradiction.

Stone and Borman have purchased the screen rights to the Snowden files.  No word on whether Snowden will be depicted as a hero or villain.

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