Risk

According to Variety, Showtime has picked up the rights to Risk, a documentary about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from Citizenfour director Laura Poitras. The film debuted at Cannes last year, and Showtime is partnering with Neon for a theatrical run followed by a TV premiere in the summer. Interestingly, though the movie was made over the course of six years—during which Poitras had “unprecedented access” to Assange—she’s currently updating Risk‘s plot to cover the 2016 presidential campaign and the role Wikileaks played in releasing hacked Democratic National Committee emails. Basically, this stuff is so timely and relevant that Poitras is still making the documentary even after people have seen it.

Showtime shared a trailer for Risk during the season finale of Homeland, and you can watch it below.

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