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Aaron Sorkin

  1. friday night movie club
    Why The Social Network Feels Sharper Now Than It Did When It First Came OutDavid Fincher’s masterpiece, now streaming on Netflix, isn’t really about the internet — it’s about power.
  2. hunter's line readings
    This One Line From The Social Network Plays on a Loop in My HeadIn memory of the f- -k Armie Hammer couldn’t give.
  3. my broken brain
    What Is Aaron Sorkin Even Talking About?Unpacking a very complicated metaphor about the creative process, from the mind that brought you The West Wing.
  4. heard of it?
    Aaron Sorkin Reminds Mark Zuckerberg of a Little Movie Called The Social NetworkThe screenwriter published an open letter to the CEO.
  5. vulture lists
    The 25 Best President Bartlet Moments From The West WingLet’s honor the best part of the show: the speeches.
  6. documentaries
    Scott Rudin Is Producing a To Kill a Mockingbird Documentary for HBOLikely to air this fall.
  7. legal woes
    Listen Up, Theaters: If You Want Atticus Finch, It’s Sorkin’s Version or NothingTheaters must use Sorkin’s script.
  8. last night on late night
    Aaron Sorkin Has ‘No Plans’ to Revive The Newsroom Despite Internet Rumors[Sadly hums “Fix You.”]
  9. the industry
    Seth Rogen, Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen Star in Aaron Sorkin’s Chicago 7Alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jonathan Majors.
  10. politics
    Aaron Sorkin Implores Democratic Party to Be the ‘Non-Stupid Party’As for the party’s newest members of Congress, he says, “They now need to stop acting like young people. It’s time to do that now.”
  11. facebook
    Aaron Sorkin Says Producer Scott Rudin Bugging Him About Social Network SequelA lot’s gone down since 2010.
  12. theater review
    Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird Adaptation Walks the WalkBartlet Sher and a superior cast bring a period piece into the present.
  13. theater
    My Near-Impossible Job: Adapting To Kill a MockingbirdAaron Sorkin on the many challenges of bringing one of America’s most sacred novels to the Broadway stage.
  14. vulture lists
    Every Episode of Sports Night, RankedAaron Sorkin’s first TV show turns 20.
  15. courts
    Harper Lee Estate Settles Legal Battle Over Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird PlayScott Rudin has made peace with the Lee estate over the Aaron Sorkin–scripted production.
  16. reboots
    Aaron Sorkin Addresses the West Wing Reboot Rumor We Will Never Stop Bringing Up“Incredibly, the show has a legacy. The last thing I would want to do is harm that.”
  17. lawsuits
    Mockingbird Producer Offers to Stage Play in Courtroom Following New LawsuitThe author’s estate sued Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming stage version of her classic novel, saying the play’s Atticus Finch veers from the source material.
  18. broadway
    Jeff Daniels to Explain Things in Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway To Kill a MockingbirdThe play’s performances begin November 1.
  19. trademarks
    The 6 Most Aaron Sorkin-y Things About Molly’s GameFrom the fast talking to the daddy issues.
  20. Aaron Sorkin and Jessica Chastain on Female Characters and Molly’s Game“I will say, what’s been really heartbreaking to me is …”
  21. movies
    Sequins and a Push-up Bra: How Jessica Chastain Became Molly BloomThe costume designer behind Molly’s Game breaks down the real-life heroine’s best looks.
  22. With Molly’s Game, Jessica Chastain and Aaron Sorkin Prove to Be a Potent ComboAs a director, Sorkin puts you in the mood to hear actors talk very fast — and Chastain and co-star Idris Elba are virtuoso very-fast talkers.
  23. #metoo
    Finally, Aaron Sorkin Has Weighed in on #MeTooHow would sexual-assault allegations be handled in a walk and talk?
  24. dream casting
    Aaron Sorkin Dreams of Sterling K. Brown As President in West Wing RebootHe has standing offer for a reboot at NBC.
  25. how movies are made now
    Why Is Great Screenplay Writing So Hard to Judge?If directors are always heroes and writers are always hacks, how is it possible to figure out if a script is good?
  26. How Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird Will Surprise YouWill Scout speak Sorkin?
  27. Best Actress Watch: Will Jessica Chastain Be a Contender for Molly’s Game?Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut is ruthlessly entertaining, but can Chastain break into the crowded Best Actress race?
  28. broadway
    Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird Is Coming to Broadway Next DecemberProducer Scott Rudin acquired the stage rights in 2016.
  29. casting couch
    Michael Lewis Says Hollywood Won’t Adapt Flash Boys Because It Has an Asian LeadThe nonfiction best seller is about Bradley Katsuyama, a real person of Asian descent.
  30. Molly’s Game Trailer: Jessica Chastain Runs a ‘Man Cave’ for Movie StarsAaron Sorkin’s directorial debut, co-starring Idris Elba.
  31. research
    Aaron Sorkin on 30 Minutes at 1 Oak: ‘I Just Needed to See What Went on There’Molly’s Game has two club scenes, apparently.
  32. the industry
    Amazon Scoops Cate Blanchett Lucille Ball Biopic Off the Conveyor Belt[Extremely Carol voice] Vitameatavegamin.
  33. Aaron Sorkin’s Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Heading to […]Back in 2015 it was reported that Aaron Sorkin had an authorized Lucille Ball biopic in the works with Cate Blanchett attached to star, and now […]
  34. we'll do it live
    Alec Baldwin to Star in Aaron Sorkin’s Live Adaptation of A Few Good Men on NBCThe televised drama will air sometime in 2018.
  35. Aaron Sorkin Says That He Is, in Fact, Aware of Hollywood’s Diversity ProblemHe would like you to know that he’s known about Hollywood’s lack of parity before last weekend.
  36. realizing things
    Other Things Aaron Sorkin Just RealizedThe West Wing creator recently asked, “Are you saying that women and minorities have a more difficult time getting their stuff read than white men?”
  37. lowering the veil
    Aaron Sorkin Reportedly Surprised to Learn Hollywood’s Diversity Problem Exists“Are you saying that women and minorities have a more difficult time getting their stuff read than white men?”
  38. where do we go from here?
    Aaron Sorkin Penned a Moving Letter to His Daughter and Wife After the Election“We’re not powerless and we’re not voiceless.”
  39. casting couch
    Michael Cera in Talks to Join Aaron Sorkin’s Poker Drama, Unless He’s BluffingHe would join Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba in the Sorkin-helmed biopic.
  40. screenwriting
    Aaron Sorkin to Teach Online Screenwriting ClassIt’s part of the MasterClass program.
  41. five card stud
    Five-Card Stud Idris Elba Joins Aaron Sorkin’s Poker MovieHe’ll play the defense lawyer.
  42. live television
    Aaron Sorkin Is Bringing A Few Good Men to NBCHe’s writing and executive producing the new adaptation.
  43. Ted Cruz Quoted The American PresidentWhat is fiction?
  44. close reads
    Showtime’s The Circus Chases a Sorkinized View of the 2016 ElectionIt capitalizes on the most appealing aspect of many of Sorkin’s TV series: the enormous boundaries between the public persona and the real self. 
  45. casting couch
    Chastain in Talks for Aaron Sorkin’s Poker MovieChastain has been offered the lead role of waitress turned poker magnate Molly Bloom.
  46. broadway
    Aaron Sorkin Adapting Mockingbird for BroadwayTo be directed by The King and I’s Bartlett Sher.
  47. celebrity poker ring
    Aaron Sorkin Is Directing a Poker MovieSet in the infamous Hollywood poker ring.
  48. writers' block
    Aaron Sorkin’s Pixar Movie for Steve Jobs Would Have Involved Talking Staplers“But I don’t have a second or a third act!”
  49. weekend box office
    Just How Bankable Is Aaron Sorkin at the Box Office?He makes high-profile movies, but does he make money?
  50. in conversation
    How Aaron Sorkin Designed Steve Jobs“I knew that nothing else was going to matter to me if I couldn’t get past the manner in which Steve was a father.”
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