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DreamWorks has optioned the rights to two books about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in hopes of eventually turning them into a film, Reuters reports.

Assange, 39, is an international hot topic after releasing classified documents. He is currently facing extradition from Britain to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.

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The first book is WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy by Guardian journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding. The second, Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website" by Daniel Domscheit-Berg, who worked with Assange.

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