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8 hours agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Michelle Markowitz Facebook friends who don't understand Twitter Minor media celebrities Aaron Sorkin Beloved former boss Hateful former boss Current micromanaging boss Person you are currently dating (and it's going really well!) Person...Show More Summary

Sam Waterston will play Marin Sheen’s beau in a Netflix comedy

Netflix has set out to stage an Aaron Sorkin reunion of sorts. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Newsroom‘s Sam Waterston has been cast

Newswire: Olivia Munn in talks to play love interest, lady cop, maybe both in Ride Along 2

Because starring in an Aaron Sorkin show was affording her too much dignity, Olivia Munn is in talks to appear alongside Kevin Hart and Ice Cube in Ride Along 2. Along with Hart and Cube, director Tim Story will return for the sequel, which began development back in February. Show More Summary

Rob Lowe Will Do a 'West Wing' Reunion Under 1 Condition

Rob Lowe will only do a West Wing reunion if Aaron Sorkin writes it for the cast – Huffington Post Amazing news for Miley Cyrus fans who missed her tour! – Just Jared Jr This Jeopardy loser’s answer makes him a winner in our eyes – Entertainment Weekly Jason Bateman will be sitting in the [...]

CAA Signs ‘The Newsroom’s Alison Pill

EXCLUSIVE: Alison Pill, who co-stars on Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series The Newsroom which is returning for its third and final season, has signed with CAA. She had previously been with WME. Pill was Tony-nominated in 2006 for her performance in The Lieutenant Of Inishmore, and also has a SAG cast nom for the Harvey Milk biopic Milk. Show More Summary

Aaron Sorkin In Talks To Adapt Wall Street Thriller Flash Boys

Just in case it hasn't officially been recorded anywhere, allow me to say that Aaron Sorkin is the king of making the mundane interesting. He's taken projects like The West Wing, The Social Network, and Moneyball that have dealt with institutions we're in tune with on a fairly regular basis, and turned them into pot boiling dramas. Show More Summary

Aaron Sorkin in Talks to Adapt 'Moneyball' Author's 'Flash Boys'

After scripting the phenomenal sports centric drama Moneyball, based on Michael Lewis' book of the same name, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is in talks to bring another one of the author's books to the big screen. THR has word that SonyShow More Summary

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt 'The Social Network' Author's 'Flash Boys'

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin will turn author Michael Lewis' book 'Flash Boys' into a new big-screen drama, following a group of investors who found a way to rig the stock market. [...]

Aaron Sorkin May Write ‘Flash Boys’, From ‘Moneyball’ Author and Producer

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

The last time Scott Rudin had a Michael Lewis adaptation on his hands, he got Aaron Sorkin to help turn it into a critically acclaimed hit. So now that he’s got another Lewis adaptation in the works, he’s naturally bringing Sorkin back on board. Show More Summary

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys' (Exclusive)

The project marks the second Lewis book that Sorkin has tackled for Sony (he also wrote a draft of the screenplay for "Moneyball"). read more

EMMYS Q&A: Josh Charles Reflects On ‘Good Wife’s All-Time Biggest Shocker

Josh Charles was part of one of the most shocking moments of the year when his character Will Gardner was gunned down on CBS’ The Good Wife. This was the longest TV stint for Charles—he previously toplined Aaron Sorkin’s critically praised ABC comedy Sports Night, which ran for two years in the late ’90s. Show More Summary

"GODZILLA ATTACK!" Reads Hacked San Francisco Road Sign

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Hackers in San Francisco (let's imagine this as a real group of people and not key characters in an Aaron Sorkin pilot pitch) provided the new Godzilla movie with unsolicited viral marketing earlier this week by hacking an electronic road sign to read "GODZILLA ATTACK!" Read more...

How to Steal Like a Writer

When asked about his writing influences, the screenwriter Aaron Sorkin responded, "Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright." The irony is that he was purloining as he said it, paraphrasing the great T.S. Show More Summary

Cast, Creators, and Execs Look Back on ‘The West Wing’

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Fifteen years ago, America's captivation began for a new television series that chronicled the personal and professional lives of senior White House staffers working directly for the President. Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme's "The...Show More Summary

First Look: George Washington comes to ‘Turn’

When Aaron Sorkin began writing The West Wing, the president was supposed to be a background character, a palpable presence

Aaron Sorkin Man-Splains The Lack Of Good Roles For Women In Hollywood

Here’s Aaron Sorkin man-splaining why there aren’t more female-driven films coming out of Hollywood. “There need to be more good scripts,” he says. Ah, thanks, Aaron for explaining that one for us. [New York Daily News, The Huffington Post] Jenelle Evans from “Teen Mom 2? called her ex-boyfriend the N-word in a Facebook rant. [In Touchy [...]

An interesting "apology" from Aaron Sorkin about The Newsroom

By Richard K. Barry I had read somewhere that Aaron Sorkin "apologized" for The Newsroom, and though I haven't absolutely loved the production, I didn't think it was so bad as to require an apology. But then it became clear that he was doing something very different. Show More Summary

Watch a Video of Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom ‘Apology’

That not-really-an-apology Aaron Sorkin gave for The Newsroom at the Tribeca Film Festival? You can now see how it went down. You see, he's apologizing for the misconception other people had about why the show was set in the present day. Not to insult the way journalists handled those stories, just... More »

Sorkin: 'Steve Jobs' Is NOT A Biopic

stevejobs Academy and Emmy Award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin is out talking about his script for Sony's hotly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic, tentatively being called Steve Jobs. What Sorkin had to say at the TriBeCa film festival is interesting, because it sheds some light on what could be a very interesting narrative structure for the film. Show More Summary

Sorkin Says Lady Execs Are Also to Blame for Lack of Good Female Roles

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Aaron Sorkin is known for writing witty, rat-a-tat dialogue for his TV and movie characters, but unfortunately that quick paced, off-the-cuff way of talking doesn't always serve him so well in real life. Case in point, a response heShow More Summary

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