Julian Assange hits out The Fifth Estate accusing it of fanning the flames

MUMBAI: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hit out on The Fifth Estate, said to be based on WikiLeaks, his secret-spilling website and has termed it to be a "massive propaganda attack".
Speaking to students at Britain‘s prestigious Oxford University by videolink from the Ecuadoran embassy in London, Assange said that he had acquired a copy of the script for The Fifth Estate, that is due to release in November next.
"It is a lie upon lie. The movie is a massive propaganda attack on WikiLeaks and the character of my staff," Assange is reported to have said.
Assange also accused the film for "fanning the flames" of war against Iran by implying that the Islamic republic was working on a nuclear bomb. Reading from the script, he said the opening scene was set inside a military complex in Iran with documents containing nuclear symbols.
"How does this have anything to do with us?" Assange questioned.
DreamWorks Studios had on Tuesday announced that it had begun shooting the WikiLeaks film that stars British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as Assange.

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