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POLL: Who Should Play WikiLeaks' Julian Assange in the Movie? | Chris Cooper, Guy Pearce, Julian Assange, Julian Sands, Ralph Fiennes

Who Should Play Julian Assange in the Movie?

Originally posted 03/03/2011 12:05PM

Who has the right mix of roguish bravado to portray Julian Assange on the big screen?

That's the question facing DreamWorks, which is planning a feature film about the controversial WikiLeaks founder, after securing the rights to two books written about him.

No casting decisions have been made yet, but four actors in particular seem like they could pull it off: Chris Cooper, Ralph Fiennes, Guy Pearce and Julian Sands. The first three are well-known stars; Sands is less famous but physically is a dead ringer for Assange.

So, tell us, if you were the casting director …

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Oscar Winner Chris Cooper's Son Dies at 17

Oscar Winner Chris Cooper's Son Dies at 17

Originally posted 01/06/2005 03:00PM

Jesse Cooper, the 17-year-old son of Oscar winner Chris Cooper, has died of natural causes related to his cerebral palsy.

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