Australian TV Underground: The Julian Assange Story (Channel 10 2012 with Alex Williams and Rachel Griffiths) Published 4 years ago on June 24, 2015 Australia / Channel 10 / 1×120 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 7 October 2012 @ 8.30pm Writer: Robert Connolly / Book: Suelette Dreyfus / Director: Robert Connolly Drama. Julian Assange is one of the most significant figures of the 21st century. But before he was famous, before WikiLeaks, before the World Wide Web even existed, he was a teenage computer hacker in Melbourne. Underground is his story. In 1989, known as Mendax, Assange and two friends formed a group called the International Subver- sives. Using early home computers and defining themselves as ‘white hat hackers’ – those who look but don’t steal – they broke into some of the world’s most powerful and secretive organisations. They were young, brilliant, and in the eyes of the US Government, a major threat to national security. Police ingenuity and old-fashioned detective work are pitted against nimble, highly skilled young men in this new crime frontier. What follows is a tense and gripping game of cat and mouse through the electronic underground of Melbourne. The film stars newcomer Alex Williams as the young renegade. Golden Globe winners Rachel Griffths and Anthony LaPaglia star as Christine Assange and Detective Ken Roberts respectively. cast Alex Williams as Julian Assange Rachel Griffiths as Christine Assange Anthony LaPaglia as Detective Ken Roberts Laura Wheelwright as Electra Callan McAuliffe as Prime Suspect Laura Wheelwright as Electra Benedict Samuel as Jonah Daniel Frederiksen as Wayne Jordan Raskopoulos as Trax Carissa McAllen as Prime Suspect’s Mum Nick Mitchell as Matthew Stewart Alex WilliamsAnthony LaPagliaAustralian TVBiographyChannel 10Rachel Griffiths Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes14 hours ago Bring It!: Breaking the Curse of the B-Squad (S5EP20 Lifetime Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Breaking the Curse of the B-Squad: Alumni Kayla and Sunjai arrive at the Dollhouse to help the B-Squad break their... Episodes14 hours ago The Titan Games: The Titan Games Championship (Season Finale NBC Thurs 28 Feb 2019) The Titan Games Championship: After thousands of hopefuls applied, a field of 64 exceptional athletes has been narrowed down to... Episodes14 hours ago How to Get Away with Murder: Please Say No One Else Is Dead (Season finale ABC Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Please Say No One Else Is Dead: Annalise and her team need to get to the truth before the truth... Episodes14 hours ago Flack: Episode Two (Pop Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Episode Two: Robyn tries to distract the press from the fact that her pop star client is being dropped by... Episodes14 hours ago Better Things: Chicago (S3EP1 FX Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Chicago: Sam and Max go on a trip. Written by Pamela Adlon Directed by Pamela Adlon Airdate: Thursday 28 February... search EPISODES Episodes14 hours ago Gotham: Legend of Dark Knight – Nothing’s Shocking (S5EP8 FOX Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Legend of Dark Knight: Nothing’s Shocking – Bullock’s past comes back to haunt him when he and Gordon investigate two... Episodes14 hours ago The Rap Game: Supernova (S5EP9 Lifetime Thurs 28 Feb 2019) Supernova: The remaining four rappers must prove they have enough star power to perform alongside Season 3 winner, Nova; tension... Episodes14 hours ago Grey’s Anatomy: We Didn’t Start The Fire (S15EP15 ABC Thurs 28 Feb 2019) We Didn’t Start the Fire: When Jackson throws a party to celebrate Catherine’s surgery and those who worked to save... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.