Director Michael Mann’s whistleblower epic The Insider featured a rousing portrayal of cigarette company dib dobber Jeffrey Wigand from Russel Crowe, who now — at least according to this faux trailer — plays Julian Assange in The Outsider. Not, we assume, coming soon to a cinema near you.

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