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Aaron Sorkin
ME] tv series of modern times- The West Wing, The Newsroom – Sorkin is known for his walk-and-talks, and witty conversations between characters. He's also venturing into new(ish) territory with this scripted play rather than screenplay, a distinction he had a….difficult time making during a pitch meeting without sounding "condescending". In a recent op-ed piece Sorkin wrote for Vulture,[...]
True Grit's Hailee Steinfeld Joins Apple's Emily Dickinson Comedy Series
For example, when was the last time you heard anyone mention "1800s poet Emily Dickinson" and "half-hour comedy" in the same sentence? That's exactly what Apple's going for with their straight-to-series order for Dickinson, a half-hour comedy headlined by Oscar-nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) in the title role of the famed poet. Written by Alena Smith[...]
Chris Chalk To Play Lucius Fox On Gotham
Gary Cooper is coming to Gotham! Okay, not THAT Gary Cooper… Chris Chalk who played Gary Cooper on HBO's The Newsroom has been signed to play Lucius Fox on the Batman prequel series on Fox. Chalk / Fox will first appear in episode 21 with an option to return for season 2 Fox is an important[...]
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[...]
The Newsroom Gets Premiere Date For Final Season
The third and final season of Aaron Sorkin's news network drama The Newsroom will only be six episodes long and HBO has announced it will debut on November 9th Returning for the final season are stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Olivia Munn. Debuting after The[...]