Nicolas Cage has joined the cast of Oliver Stone’s Snowden in the role of a former U.S. Intelligence official. Cage joins a cast that includes, as previously revealed exclusively by Deadline, Joseph Gorden-Levitt in the title role of whistleblower Edward Snowden,
Also in the cast is Shailene Woodley (Divergent), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Zachary Quinto (Star Trek: Into Darkness), Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton), Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill), Joely Richardson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Timothy Olyphant (This Is Where I Leave You).
Pathé Films developed the project with Stone’s long-time producing partner Moritz Borman and have retained distribution rights for France and Benelux. Wild Bunch is handling international sales in all other territories, with Open Road Films and Endgame Entertainment partnering for the U.S. release. The film is being produced by Moritz Borman, Eric Kopeloff and Philip Schulz-Deyle.
Principal photography is currently underway in Munich.