Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin talks writing for TV on West Wing podcast — exclusive

Aaron Sorkin may have begun his career as a playwright and garnered one of show business’ highest honors by winning an Oscar, but the medium of television will always have a unique appeal to him.

In an exclusive preview of the next episode of the West Wing Weekly podcast, Sorkin sits down with hosts Joshua Malina (who played Will Bailey on the NBC series) and Hrishikesh Hirway to discuss the allure of TV writing.

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The West Wing pilot 'didn't do great,' says Aaron Sorkin at ATX Festival

It’s been 10 years since Aaron Sorkin’s seminal political drama The West Wing aired its final episode. Throughout its 7 seasons on NBC, the beloved series amassed two Golden Globes, 26 Emmy Awards, and landed on a number of “Best Shows of All Time” lists. With a full decade behind us since the fictional Bartlet presidency, the cast and crew reconvened at this year’s ATX Festival to reminisce and reveal some behind-the-scenes secrets about the beloved series.

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Idris Elba joins Jessica Chastain in Aaron Sorkin-directed Molly's Game

Idris Elba is ready to put on his poker face.

The Beasts of No Nation and Star Trek Beyond actor has joined Jessica Chastain in Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin’s film about a world-class skier who started running high-stakes card games after failing to make the Olympics. The Mark Gordon company announced the news Friday.

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Aaron Sorkin writing To Kill a Mockingbird stage adaptation

Aaron Sorkin is bringing Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird to Broadway.

The Oscar-winning screenwriter is writing a new stage adaptation of the iconic novel that will show during the 2017-2018 Broadway season, producer Scott Rudin — with whom Sorkin worked on last year’s Steve Jobs — announced Wednesday. Tony winner Bartlett Sher (The King and I, Fiddler on the Roof) is set to direct.

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Aaron Sorkin talks potential Lucille Ball movie at Golden Globes

Don’t expect Aaron Sorkin to rest on his laurels. Moments after collecting a Golden Globe Award for penning Steve Jobs, the screenwriter discussed no fewer than three potential future projects.

Speaking to reporters backstage at the show, Sorkin first addressed the Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz biopic he was linked to in September, along with fellow Globe winner Cate Blanchett.

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