Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Poker Hostess’s Memoir

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04:  Creator/Executive Producer Aaron Sorkin attends the premiere of HBO's "Newsroom" Season 3 at Directors Guild Of America on November 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Aaron Sorkin will write the movie adaptation of Molly’s Game, poker hostess Molly Bloom’s memoir about her career organizing high-end private poker games for celebrities. (That career ended in an arrest, a guilty plea, and a year of probation.) According to Deadline, the Mark Gordon company optioned the book specifically for Sorkin, perhaps because the dude likes a dramatic poker scene. As Natalie on Sports Night would say, rack ‘em up.

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Poker Hostess’s Memoir