Second Trailer for Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

July 22, 2016
Source: YouTube

Snowden Trailer

"What was it about this job that makes it more important than your life?" Open Road Films has debuted a new full-length trailer for Oliver Stone's political thriller Snowden, profiling the life of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The trailer was also shown during the Comic-Con presentation in Hall H this week, where Oliver Stone also commented on Pokemon Go. Shailene Woodley co-stars as his girlfriend Lindsay, also featuring Nicolas Cage, Zachary Quinto, Timothy Olyphant, Melissa Leo as Citizenfour director Laura Poitras. I prefer the first trailer for this film, because this one really plays up the intensity and thrilling aspects of this film more than the story itself. I'm also not fond of the music they use in this, but I still really want to see it, just to check it out. Maybe it's actually a good film.

Here's the second official trailer for Oliver Stone's Snowden, straight from Open Road's YouTube:

You can still watch the first official trailer for Snowden here, to compare the footage from these two.

Snowden Poster

Snowden is directed by Oliver Stone who co-wrote the script with Kieran Fitzgerald (The Homesman), based on both Luke Harding’s The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man and Time of the Octopus, the novel from Snowden’s Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena. The story follows NSA whistleblower Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) as he moves from Hawaii to Hong Kong where he met documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras (director of the Oscar-winning Citizenfour) and journalist Glenn Greenwald to hand over top-secret NSA documents, all before seeking asylum in Russia. Scott Eastwood, Rhys Ifans, Timothy Olyphant and more star in the film. Open Road was originally planning to release the film last December, but delayed it until this year. Snowden now opens on September 16th, 2016 this fall.

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Reader Feedback - 15 Comments


When was the last good Oliver Stone movie ?

tarek on Jul 22, 2016


There are a lot of parallels between his story and Bo Bergdahl.

DAVIDPD on Jul 22, 2016


Oh well. At least it's not another GD Steve Jobs movie.

Charles Knowlton on Jul 22, 2016


I hope Oliver Stone won't mess this up since it's a good theme and it looks like it's a good execution of it. I even met the guy (Stone) shortly when he was here in Zagreb few years ago. Looked like very passionate person. Well, yes, he can also drink, but who would take that against him, right? Anyway, definitely interested ...

shiboleth on Jul 22, 2016


JGL looks like my uncle in this movie.

Lar Rackell on Jul 22, 2016


For someone who doesn't look like Snowden, I gotta say, JGL has got the voice down.

movieguyryan . on Jul 22, 2016


I'll bite - why you don't like Snowden?

Kamil on Jul 23, 2016


I'll chew - why you don't like Snowden?

tarek on Jul 23, 2016


Huh? I think you misread what I said.

movieguyryan . on Jul 23, 2016

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