Ten offers first look of Julian Assange telemovie

Ten has released its first look of the story of Julian Assange’s beginnings as a wanted computer hacker.

Produced by Matchbox Films, the production company behind The Slap, and directed by Robert Connolly, Underground – The Julian Assange Story tells the true story of Assange’s life as a teenage computer hacker, on the run from American government officials in Melbourne.

The tele-movie stars Rachel Griffiths as Christine Assange, Julian’s mother, Anthony LaPaglia as detective Ken Roberts and Alex Williams as the young Assange.

The film is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday 8 September.

The film was financed by Ten and Screen Australia.


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