Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in filmmaker Oliver Stone’s upcoming and still untitled Edward Snowden film. Cage previously worked with Stone on the 2006 drama “World Trade Center”.
In the Snowden film, Cage will play a former U.S. Intelligence official, though no further details were given about his character and whom he may actually represent.
Nicolas Cage joins a cast that includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden, Shailene Woodley as his girlfriend, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Olyphant, Rhys Ifans and Joely Richardson.
Kieran Fitzgerald (“The Homesman”) co-wrote the script with Stone, while Moritz Borman and Eric Kopeloff are producing.