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THE WEST WING, clockwise from top left: Janel Moloney, Stockard Channing, John Spencer, Dule Hill, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, 1999-, © NBC

West Wing Dreams: Why President Bartlet Is Needed Now More Than Ever

I know the idea was batted around, but can we please bring back The West Wing and fill it with some amazing new characters as well as some of the ones we know and love, please Aaron Sorkin? I suppose that lamenting over my favorite parts of the series will have to do for now.[caption[...]

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Jesse Eisenberg Would Play Mark Zuckerberg in Another Film

Writer Aaron Sorkin has kicked around doing a follow-up, an it sounds like Jesse Eisenberg would be game to star in it yet again He said as much in an interview recently with The National:“Aaron is such a great writer, obviously, and so if he wrote something it would be great My background is in[...]

So What Does Bradley Whitford Have to Say About 'The West Wing' Reboot?

The talk has come from former members of the cast, as well as series creator and writer Aaron Sorkin.It's no secret that Sorkin wouldn't mind revisiting the series, "if the story is right," and another key player has offered his thoughts on the possible return to the hallowed halls.In an interview with our friends over[...]

So What Does Richard Schiff Have to Say About 'The West Wing' Reboot?

Could 2019 be the year of The West Wing reboot? The current political climate would most definitely lend to plenty of material for series creator Aaron Sorkin to pull from Not to mention, a revisit of the critically acclaimed series seems to be on everyone's mind recently, including some of the main cast.Like Richard Schiff, who played White House Communications[...]

Bad News for 'Trial of Chicago 7' Aaron Sorkin Film

It would appear that Aaron Sorkin's upcoming film project Trial of the Chicago 7 is NOT happening, and we're pretty sad about it.The Hollywood Reporter says that Amblin Entertainment has pulled their financial backing from the film, forcing a shutdown of production, before the cameras started rolling.Trial of the Chicago 7 was going to chronicles the 7 Americans[...]

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Aaron Sorkin Would Love to Revisit 'The West Wing'

Dear Aaron Sorkin- we need The West Wing now more than ever, and a revisit would be most welcome in this current political climate The return of Sam, what the future will hold for Toby and Andy's kids, and the Bartlets Please? Pretty please?[caption id="attachment_949595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Writer-director Aaron SorkinPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]***We're making[...]

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Aaron Sorkin on Adapting "To Kill A Mocking Bird" For the Stage

Aaron Sorkin is one of the undisputed KINGS of written dialog, and when word came down that he was adapting Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mocking Bird" (voted #1 in PBS's The Great American Read) for the stage, our interest was peaked.[caption id="attachment_949595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Writer-director Aaron SorkinPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Wordsmith behind some of[...]

Aaron Sorkin's 'Trial of the Chicago 7' May Star Sacha Baron Cohen

While we'll never get to see what COULD HAVE BEEN with Sacha Baron Cohen's Freddie Mercury biopic, we will get to see the actor tackle an Aaron Sorkin-directed (and written) film.[caption id="attachment_936861" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Sacha Baron CohenPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Sorkin has already written the script for Trial of the Chicago 7, which chronicles the[...]

Westwood, CA, USA; June 28, 2012; Martin Sheen arriving to the premiere of 'The Amazing Spiderman'.

Martin Sheen Says Playing President Bartlet Again Would Be "Very Satisfying"

Pretty much all of the main core has expressed interest if series creator Aaron Sorkin ever brings back the show.The current political climate being what it is, last year was the perfect time to start a rewatch of the series (thanks, Netflix!) I have been reminded of how well written and presented the show was, and[...]

Molly's Game Review: Jessica Chastain Commands Your Attention

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Molly's Game feels like the film Aaron Sorkin has been building up to for his entire career.Blending real-life stories with stylized productions has been a staple of films he has written for years The Social Network, Charlie Wilson's War, Moneyball — even back to his television shows The West Wing and Sports Night[...]

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Aaron Sorkin's Directorial Debut 'Molly's Game' Moves To Christmas Day

Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut, Molly's Game, has been moved back a month Instead of opening the day before Thanksgiving, it will now open in limited release on Christmas Day.. then a wide release on January 5th It's likely the limited release is to make the film eligible for awards season.Molly's Game is based on the true[...]

'Molly's Game' And 'The Happytime Murders' Get Release Dates

STXfilms announced release dates for two their production according to Variety and one of them has been in development hell for years.Aaron Sorkin, best known for his contributions to television you have watched before, made his drectorial debut at the Cannes Film Festival this year with a movie called Molly's Game It stars Jessica Chastain[...]

Kurt Cobain, Aaron Sorkin, And Other Influences Behind 'Final Fantasy XV'

Apparently, the conversations that Noctis and the rest of his friends have is based int he kind of dialogue you'd find from Aaron Sorkin If you're not immediately familiar with Sorkin's works, you should be Here's a quick list of TV shows and films: The West Wing, The Social Network, A Few Good Men, Moneyball,[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — The Newsroom: Oh Shenandoah

Tread Perilously makes its first trip into the wild world of Aaron Sorkin with an episode he had to call "Oh Shenandoah." To be honest, we're not completely sure why he did that.While Will sits in the clink and refuses to give up his source, Charlie Skinner continues the relentless march toward Twitter integration on[...]

Michael Fassbender Outlines A Tectonic Shift in New Steve Jobs Trailer

Directed by Danny Boyle with an Aaron Sorkin screenplay -- based on Jobs' authorized biography by Walter Isaacson -- the film will be released on October 23rd. Universal released a new trailer for the upcoming film Steve Jobs, in which Michael Fassbender plays the brilliant, but extremely difficult Apple co-founder.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XEh7arNSms[/youtube]Well, that certainly looks like its[...]

Cate Blanchett Cast As Lucille Ball

The Wrap reports versatile actress Cate Blanchett is attached to play legendary TV comedian Lucille Ball written by Newsroom creator and Steve Jobs screenwriter Aaron Sorkin According to the report, the film will "chronicle Ball’s 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, with whom she starred on the classic TV sitcom I Love Lucy."When I was a boy, I[...]

Michael Fassbender Thinks Different In New Steve Jobs Poster

Universal sent over this new poster image for the forthcoming Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender as the Apple mastermind, Seth Rogen as computer wunderkind and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, and Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, a member of the original Macintosh team.Written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, the film paints a portrait[...]

First Look At Steve Jobs Bio-Pic From Danny Boyle And Aaron Sorkin

The film is directed by Danny Boyle, written by Aaron Sorkin and stars Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslett and Jeff Daniels.Steve Jobs will be in theaters October 9th.[youtube]https://youtu.be/IeOxo7o9T8Q[/youtube] Universal and Legendary have released the first look teaser trailer for the upcoming bio-pic Steve Jobs[...]

Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Series Of 2014

The Newsroom (HBO)In the past few decades, there’s no one else that’s been able to replicate the characters or dialogue that Aaron Sorkin has brought to the screen The characters are smart, and the themes of the show topical for the day Sure, as with his original series, West Wing, it’s not really going to[...]