‘Inside Job’ Director Charles Ferguson Tapped for HBO's Julian Assange Movie

Biopic on controversial WikiLeaks founder would be his first non-documentary project

Oscar-winning documentarian Charles Ferguson is attached to HBO Films' planned movie about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, HBO confirms to TheWrap.

The film would be the first non-documentary project for Ferguson, whose "Inside Job," which investigated the 2008 financial meltdown, won the Best Feature Documentary Oscar this year. He will also produce.

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Ferguson's other projects include 2009's "Between Earth & Sky," which chronicled the struggles of three young Iraqi refugees, and "No End in Sight," which tacked the Bush Administration's handling of the Iraq war.