Aaron Sorkin

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  • Birth Name: Aaron Benjamin Sorkin
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/09/1961, Gemini
  • Profession: Screenwriter; playwright; TV producer
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Is Natalie Portman Joining the Steve Jobs Biopic?

Natalie Portman is in early talks to join Aaron Sorkin's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Deadline reports.

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The Newsroom: Is Sloan Finally Ready for a Personal Life?

Although some viewers may be sad to see HBO's The Newsroom go with an abbreviated third and final season, at least one cast member is fine with it.

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Is The Newsroom's Aaron Sorkin Done With TV? He's Got An Answer

Not everyone knows Aaron Sorkin's name, but they've almost certainly heard his trademark rich and frenetic dialogue. The creator and writer of The West WingSports NightStudio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and The Newsroom is busy wrapping up the final season of the latter, and once that's done, his television career may fade to black.

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Videos

Newsroom at PaleyFest 2013: Sam Waterston and the Newsroom's Cast On Aaron Sorkin's Dialogue
Charlie Wilson's War
'The Newsroom: Best Will Quotes' (HBO)
'The Newsroom 14' Preview (HBO)

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Moneyball [HD]

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 The Newsroom TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 The Newsroom TV Show Series, Creator
2011 Moneyball Movie, Writer
2010 The Social Network Movie, Writer
2007 The True Story of Charlie Wilson TV Show Series, Remarks by

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Did The Newsroom Save Its Best Season for Last?

Given the anticipatory hype that preceded the 2012 debut of HBO's The Newsroom, it would have been hard to predict that the Aaron Sorkindrama would end the way it is — with a truncated third and final season that begins Sunday.

After two up-and-down years — the first season was met with decidedly harsh reviews, while the second was received more warmly despite some persisting flaws —and a very tidy Season 2 finale, it seemed Sorkin might be ready to just move on to something else. But after negotiating with HBO and bringing The Office's Paul Lieberstein on board, Sorkin & Co. decided they weren't quite finished... read more

The Comeback's Comeback, Newsroom's Final Edition, Simpsons Meets Futurama

Valerie Cherish is forever seeking the most flattering light — from the cameras of the hapless reality-TV crew that surround her, from the two-faced Hollywood cronies who mock her, from life itself — and the tragic comedy of HBO's The Comeback, making its own most-welcome comeback (Sunday, 10/9c) after nearly a decade off the air, is that she so rarely finds it... read more

NBC's Next Live Production? A Few Good Men

NBC is moving beyond mere "holiday Broadway musical events" when it comes to its live productions. According to Variety, the network is currently considering a live staging of Aaron Sorkin's play A Few Good Men.

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Report: Christian Bale in Talks to Play Apple's Steve Jobs

"I'm Steve Jobs."

Nope, it doesn't have quite the same ring to it as "I'm Batman," but it'll have to do.

Oscar winner Christian Bale, who donned the Caped Crusader costume for Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, is reportedly in talks to play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in Sony's biopic JobsVariety reports.

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Aaron Sorkin Apologizes for The Newsroom: "I'd Like to Start Over"

Aaron Sorkin says he'd like to apologize to people who may have misinterpreted his intentions with his HBO series The Newsroom.

"I think you and I got off on the wrong foot with The Newsroom and I apologize and I'd like to start over," Sorkin told the audience at a Tribeca Film Festival event Monday, referencing the criticism over his choice to set the show in the recent past. "I think that there's been a terrible misunderstanding. ... I wasn't trying to and I'm not capable of teaching a professional journalist a lesson. That wasn't my intent and it's never my intent to teach you a lesson or try to persuade you or anything."

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