Copernicus eyes the Aaron Sorkin directed MOLLY'S GAME at TIFF Read the full article on AICN Aaron Sorkin’s writing is not quite kabuki theater, but it certainly is a stylized form of reality related to ours, but with rules of its own. ...Show More Summary
They called Molly Bloom the “poker princess” of Los Angeles. By the time of her arrest by the FBI, Bloom had overseen an underground poker empire that redefined high stakes and attracted some of Hollywood’s biggest names, and had documented...Show More Summary
A splashy two-page ad in the Times just announced a December 2018 premiere for what’s sure to be Broadway’s most talked-about show, a new adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird that’s written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Bartlett Sher. It’s not hard to imagine Sorkin ... More »
Whether they’re collaborating onscreen or off, Aaron Sorkin and Jessica Chastain are a whole lot of fun together. Onscreen, they’re offering the Toronto Film Festival hit Molly’s Game, which represents Sorkin’s directorial debut after a career writing acclaimed projects like The Social Network, A Few Good Men, and The West ... More »
Aaron Sorkin has had some trouble when it comes to his female characters. It’s not that Sorkin has never written a good female character; he has — C.J. Cregg on The West Wing immediately springs to mind. But more often than not, Sorkin...Show More Summary
Aaron Sorkin makes his feature-film directorial debut with Molly’s Game, based on the autobiography of a crazy-high-stakes poker impresario named Molly Bloom. Don’t expect lengthy, searching pauses for the camera to explore the milieu — the movie is narrated to within an inch of its life. Sorkin plainly likes the ... More »
Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird that you probably forgot about is coming to Broadway next season. Producer Scott Rudin acquired the stage rights to the book back in 2016, hiring Sorkin to work on the script and Bartlett Sher (who directed recent revivals of ... More »
Canadian actress Rachel Skarsten, who portrayed Queen Elizabeth I on the recently canceled historical series “Reign” and will soon be seen in Aaron Sorkin’s drama “Molly’s Game,” has purchased a secluded, celeb-pedigreed cottage in the storied Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles for not quite $1.4 million. Show More Summary
In the first arresting trailer for “Molly’s Game,” the feature marking the directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin, Jessica Chastain portrays the real-life Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier-turned-poker ring operator. READ: Jessica Chastain Works...Show More Summary
For 8 years, Molly Bloom ran illegal high-stakes poker games for rich and powerful people, including Hollywood celebrities and gangsters. Writer Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut stars Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner. Premieres 11/22/17.
Based upon the book and life of Molly Bloom! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... Yoko has been taking me through the first season of WEST WING - and I can't help but see it as an extension of Stephen King's DEAD ZONE by Cronenberg... Show More Summary
Famed Hollywood writer Aaron Sorkin has stepped into the director’s chair. Sorkin will make his directorial debut with the new film, Molly’s Game. The first trailer for the film was released earlier today. Sorkin has delivered a number...Show More Summary
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We all know what Aaron Sorkin is capable of doing with his skill as a writer, he has the awards to prove it. But how will he handle himself as a director? With the first trailer for Molly's Game, we have our first look at the answer...
"Do you know about me?" STX Entertainment has unveiled the first official trailer for Molly's Game, the directorial debut of screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. Sorkin directs from his own script, based on the true story of Molly Bloom, adapted from her memoir. Show More Summary
Aaron Sorkin created The West Wing, which was about politics, and The Newsroom, which was about media. One might guess that his feature film directorial debut in 2017 might meet somewhere in the middle of those two institutions, as they’ve dominated the discourse since the dawn of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Show More Summary
Even when Jessica Chastain is playing a woman indicted for "running the world's most exclusive and decadent man cave," it's impossible not to root for her. Chastain stars in screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut, Molly's Game, which is the true story of Molly Bloom. Show More Summary
Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, Steve Jobs) is making his directorial debut with Molly's Game, based on the memoir by Molly Bloom. And he's assembled a full house of a cast (or insert whatever other card-playing pun you want --...
Aaron Sorkin has a helluva story for his feature directorial debut. The writer behind The West Wing, The Social Network, and Moneyball is telling another story of ambition and perseverance with Molly’s Game. Based on Molly Bloom’s fast-paced,...Show More Summary