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Aaron Sorkin

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. vulture lists
    Every Episode of Sports Night, RankedAaron Sorkin’s first TV show turns 20.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.
  7. broadway
    Jeff Daniels to Explain Things in Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway To Kill a MockingbirdThe play’s performances begin November 1.
  8. trademarks
    The 6 Most Aaron Sorkin-y Things About Molly’s GameFrom the fast talking to the daddy issues.
  9. Aaron Sorkin and Jessica Chastain on Female Characters and Molly’s Game“I will say, what’s been really heartbreaking to me is …”
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. dream casting
    Aaron Sorkin Dreams of Sterling K. Brown As President in West Wing RebootHe has standing offer for a reboot at NBC.
  13. 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?
  14. How Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird Will Surprise YouWill Scout speak Sorkin?
  15. 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?
  16. broadway
    Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird Is Coming to Broadway Next DecemberProducer Scott Rudin acquired the stage rights in 2016.
  17. 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.
  18. Molly’s Game Trailer: Jessica Chastain Runs a ‘Man Cave’ for Movie StarsAaron Sorkin’s directorial debut, co-starring Idris Elba.
  19. 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.
  20. the industry
    Amazon Scoops Cate Blanchett Lucille Ball Biopic Off the Conveyor Belt[Extremely Carol voice] Vitameatavegamin.
  21. 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 […]
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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?”
  25. 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.”
  26. 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.
  27. screenwriting
    Aaron Sorkin to Teach Online Screenwriting ClassIt’s part of the MasterClass program.
  28. five card stud
    Five-Card Stud Idris Elba Joins Aaron Sorkin’s Poker MovieHe’ll play the defense lawyer.
  29. live television
    Aaron Sorkin Is Bringing A Few Good Men to NBCHe’s writing and executive producing the new adaptation.
  30. Ted Cruz Quoted The American PresidentWhat is fiction?
  31. 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. 
  32. casting couch
    Chastain in Talks for Aaron Sorkin’s Poker MovieChastain has been offered the lead role of waitress turned poker magnate Molly Bloom.
  33. broadway
    Aaron Sorkin Adapting Mockingbird for BroadwayTo be directed by The King and I’s Bartlett Sher.
  34. celebrity poker ring
    Aaron Sorkin Is Directing a Poker MovieSet in the infamous Hollywood poker ring.
  35. repetition
    Sorkin Has Asked the Same Question on Every ShowApparently, the man loves happy endings.
  36. sorkinese
    Surprise, The Newsroom Has Gotten Better!Jerry Dantana, you devious bastard.
  37. do you remember?
    Twenty Thoughts on the Twentieth Anniversary of A Few Good MenAll together now: “You can’t handle the truth!”
  38. sorkinese
    Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Is Three Long, Real-Time ScenesCan you imagine how much Sorkin fast-talking we’re in for?
  39. missed opportunities
    Sorry, Next Season’s Newsroom Ends Before the Petraeus ScandalBut just one day.
  40. tv ratings
    Ratings: Solid Closer for The NewsroomBut the show doesn’t seem to be expanding beyond its base.
  41. vulture lists
    The Newsroom Frustration Almanac: From A to ZGod, this show drives us crazy. Yet, we continue to watch.
  42. the whole truth
    The Curious Case of the Newsroom ‘Firings’Will McAvoy would be ashamed!
  43. predictions
    The Familiar Sorkin Plots The Newsroom Should ReuseHow come no one’s dad has had a long-term affair?
  44. overshares
    Meet the Ex-Post Writer Who Wound Up on NewsroomThis is a doozy.
  45. sorkinese
    Aaron Sorkin Defends The Newsroom, Denies There’s a Woman ProblemHe didn’t fire the entire writing staff, and his ex-girlfriend doesn’t work for the show.
  46. Watch a Supercut of Walking and Talking About Walking and TalkingOr: The West Wing.
  47. party chat
    Aaron Sorkin Gave Mindy Kaling Notes on Her New Fox Show They’re friends. It’s fine. Calm down.
  48. cleaning house
    Aaron Sorkin Fired Most Other Newsroom WritersHe’s cleaning house for season two.
  49. last night on late night
    Jeff Daniels Slammed Aaron Sorkin for NewsroomPlus: Bryan Cranston streaked a Jack in the Box drive-through, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  50. sorkinese
    The Newsroom Is Incredibly Hostile Toward WomenMen watch the news like this. Women watch the news like this.
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