The Trailer for the Wikileaks Movie Promises Lots of Riveting Computering

It's that hairdo on Benedict Cumberbatch that's the real crime.

There's lots of code cause hackers, get it? (Photo: screencap)

There’s lots of code cause hackers, get it? (Photo: screencap)

Guess this thing is really happening: Behold, the trailer for The Fifth Estate, the upcoming cinematic take on Wikileaks. It’s heavy on the standing around staring at ~code~ on computer screens and also government types yelling, topped off with a blonde Benedict Cumberbatch doing a not-bad impression of Julian Assange.

Tumblr is, of course, already flooded with GIFs and screencap collages lovingly assembled by Mr. Cumberbatch’s fanatical followers. Can’t wait for the inevitable Sherlock/Wikileaks fanfic crossover: 

Not that Wikileaks is appeased by the idea of a crazy-eyed Internet sex symbol playing its ringleader:

Man, people are really gonna flip when they inevitably cast Robert Pattenson in the Edward Snowden biopic.

The Trailer for the Wikileaks Movie Promises Lots of Riveting Computering