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Quite a few high profile films are starting to pick up momentum during these slow winter months and one of those projects is Bill Condon’s currently untitled Wikileaks movie. Already set to star Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange, Daniel Bruhl as his former right hand man, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and Alicia Vikander as Domscheit-Berg’s girlfriend, DreamWorks is assembling a pretty appealing cast for their film.

Today, we have another casting addition to report on as Game of ThronesCarice Van Houten has signed on as Birgitta Jonsdottir, “an Icelandic journalist who became spokesman for the website, and has gone on to be a MP in her home country.” For those who don’t recognize Van Houten’s name, she plays the sorceress Melisandre in HBO’s hit show and she also had roles in Hollywood productions like Valkyrie and Repo Men. Of course, she also starred in Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book, »

- Matt Joseph

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