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Michael Mann film finds China, U.S. on same side of cyber battle
Michael Mann film finds China, U.S. on same side of cyber battle

Allegations of industrial cyber-espionage and mass electronic snooping have been flying hot and heavy between Washington and Beijing recently, but director Michael Mann’s upcoming cyber-thriller imagines an American and a Chinese army officer — two former MIT roommates — teaming up to stop a ruthless, profit-driven hacking network. In the yet-to-be-titled film, slated for release in January by Universal, “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth plays a black-hat hacker serving federal time who gets furloughed to help a liaison group hunt down a nefarious network operating from somewhere unknown, Mann revealed in an interview this week. Hemsworth’s character,...

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