Netflix has released the trailer for the upcoming film “Nobody Speak,” and it’s a sight to behold.
The plot of the film, according to Netflix, is, “Journalists are trained to look for stories behind the stories. The reporters investigating the Hulk Hogan sex tape and the sale of the Las Vegas Journal-Review, however, found something unprecedented: billionaires covertly using their fortunes to silence the media. Nobody Speak explores what Peter Thiel’s financial support of the lawsuit against Gawker and Sheldon Adelson’s shadowy purchase of Nevada’s largest newspaper mean for future of journalism, the First Amendment, and the power of the ultra wealthy.”
For those who have forgotten, Gawker was destroyed after Hulk Hogan sued the company and founder Nick Denton for publishing a sex tape that was filmed without his knowledge. It was a clear cut case, which is why Gawker was obliterated in court.
However, you’d hardly know that as a viewer of the trailer. Instead the trailer makes it appear that Donald Trump and shady billionaires, such as libertarian Peter Thiel, are destroying the First Amendment.
Thiel helped fund the Hogan lawsuit, and the trailer presents the matter as if it’s a threat to our freedom. In reality they broke the law and paid for it.
This movie might be one of the biggest logical stretches seen in the media in a long time.