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Rob Lowe Wants To Lead West Wing Reboot

Rob Lowe wants to lead a reboot of 'The West Wing'.The 55-year-old actor starred in the political drama as Deputy White House Communications Director Seaborn for four years between 1999 and 2003 before returning for...

Seth Rogen And Joseph Gordon-levitt Join Sorkin's Movie

Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Alex Sharp have joined the cast of Aaron Sorkin's 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'. It was reported in December that the movie - which is set to star...

Aaron Sorkin Wants The Social Network Sequel

Aaron Sorkin wants a sequel to 'The Social Network'. The Oscar-winning screenwriter believes now is the time for a follow-up movie to the 2010 David Fincher film and he says producer Scott Rudin is also...

Richard Schiff Teases West Wing Return

Richard Schiff has confirmed 'The West Wing' could be returning to TV.The 63-year-old actor - who portrayed White House Director of Communications Toby Ziegler in the political drama - admitted he has been speaking with...

Aaron Sorkin's Chicago 7 Film 'Put On Hold'

Aaron Sorkin's 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' has been put on hold. The 57-year-old director was due to write and helm the movie, which has Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne and Jonathan Majors attached,...

Eddie Redmayne Eyed For Role In The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Eddie Redmayne is reportedly in talks to star in 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'.The 36-year-old actor has apparently held discussions with director Aaron Sorkin about a starring role in the film, which is based...

Aaron Sorkin To Direct Sacha Baron Cohen In Political Drama

Aaron Sorkin will direct Sacha Baron Cohen in 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'.The 'West Wing' creator penned the original script for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, and while the 'Ready Player One' filmmaker initially considered...

Jeff Daniels To Play Atticus Finch In Aaron Sorkin's Broadway Adaptation Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Jeff Daniels is to reunite with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, after being cast as the small-town lawyer Atticus Finch in Sorkin’s upcoming Broadway adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’.Based on the late Harper Lee’s Great American...

Idris Elba Found Directing Difficult

Idris Elba didn't realise how ''difficult'' directing would be.The 45-year-old actor has stepped behind the camera to work on 'Yardie', and though he had a lot of ''fun'' making a film for the first time,...

Molly Bloom Knew The Incredible Network Of People At Her High-stakes Poker Game

Molly Bloom knew her secretive high-stakes poker games attracted an ''incredible network'' of people ''to try and leverage''.The Olympic-class skier organised one of Hollywood's poker games and with the buy-in set at $50,000 it attracted...

Idris Elba Was Unsure About Playing In Molly's Game

Idris Elba didn't think Aaron Sorkin would be open to improvisation while shooting 'Molly's Game'.The 45-year-old actor stars as real-life defence lawyer Charlie Jaffey - who represented poker game organiser Molly Bloom in court -...

Molly's Game Replaces Kevin Spacey Film At Afi Fest

Aaron Sorkin's 'Molly's Game' will replace Kevin Spacey's 'All the Money in the World' as the closing movie for the American Film Institute (AFI) Festival. The AFI has confirmed the Jessica Chastain-starred motion picture will...

Miss Sloane Star Jessica Chastain Can 'Sleep Anywhere'

Jessica Chastain can handle her grueling work schedule because she's able to ''sleep anywhere''. The 40-year-old actress plays the lead role of political lobbyist Elizabeth Sloane in the upcoming thriller 'Miss Sloane' and the character...

Aaron Sorkin Compares Directing Jessica Chastain To Driving A Lamborghini

Aaron Sorkin has compared directing his leading lady Jessica Chastain on new film Molly’s Game to “driving a Lamborghini”.The 55 year old filmmaker was speaking at the 2017 edition of CinemaCon in Las Vegas at...

Chris O'dowd Joins Molly's Game Cast

Chris O'Dowd has joined the cast of 'Molly's Game'.The 37-year-old actor has signed up to star in the drama, with Jeremy Strong, Bill Camp, and Graham Greene also confirmed as new additions to the project.Chris...

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin Shares Emotional Open Letter To Daughter Following Trump Win

Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has written an open letter to his ex-wife and teenage daughter in the wake of Donald Trump’s shock election victory this week, urging them to “fight injustice”.In a letter addressed to...

Aaron Sorkin Vows To Battle President Trump In Letter To Daughter

Trump shocked the world by beating Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's (08Nov16) U.S. presidential election, a vote many thought he would lose due to his controversial policies and remarks as well as allegations he...

Kevin Costner In Talks To Play Jessica Chastain's Dad

Chastain will play poker party ace Molly Bloom in the adaptation of her memoir Molly’s Game: From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground...

The West Wing Stars Reunite On Hillary Clinton Campaign Trail

Cast members of the NBC political drama - Janney, Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford, Dule Hill, Joshua Malina and Mary MCCormack - are set for a return to politics - as they pledge their support for...

Michael Fassbender Was Terrified Of Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Script

The movie star was handed the role after Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale reportedly passed and now admits he initially thought he'd taken on too much by signing on for Danny Boyle's biopic...

Jessica Chastain Set To Star In The Division

Jessica Chastain is in negotiations to join the cast of 'The Division'.The 39-year-old 'Interstellar' star could soon be joining Jake Gyllenhaal in Ubisoft Motion Pictures' adaptation of its own hit video game which came out...

Aaron Sorkin To Teach Screenwriting Masterclass

The Oscar nominated wordsmith has signed up to teach a course for online-education startup MasterClass.com, and will provide more than 25 video lessons for screenwriters. The class will cover topics such as...

Aaron Sorkin Bringing A Few Good Men To Live Tv

The Oscar winner will write the teleplay based on his 1989 Broadway play of the same name, which centres on a military lawyer defending three Marines on trial for murder. The production...

Rob Lowe Desperate For A Return To The West Wing

The actor played Sam Seaborn in the long-running political drama, which ended in 2006, and he admits he still hopes to hear from series creator Aaron Sorkin about a possible comeback. "There...

Jessica Chastain Offered Celebrity 'Poker Madam' Role

The Oscar-winning screenwriter, who has penned a string of acclaimed screenplays, including Moneyball, Steve Jobs, A Few Good Men, and Charlie Wilson's War, is developing a big screen adaptation of poker madam Molly...

Danny Boyle Lands Career Achievement Award

The Slumdog Millionaire moviemaker was presented with the Artios Career Achievement Award by the film's screenwriter Aaron Sorkin at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles for his contribution to film and collaborations...

Michael Fassbender Privileged By Second Oscar Nomination

The German-Irish star is in the running for an Academy Award at the 2016 ceremony, landing a best actor nod for his portrayal of the late Apple founder in the big screen biopic. He was...

Aaron Sorkin Making Directorial Debut On Film About Celebrity 'Poker Madam'

The scribe, who has penned a slew of acclaimed screenplays, including Moneyball, A Few Good Men, and Charlie Wilson's War, will also write the script for the movie. The film will centre...

Aaron Sorkin: 'Jack Nicholson Refused To Leave A Few Good Men Set After Big Speech'

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin admits he was stunned to find the movie legend hanging around as director Rob Reiner put the technical finishing touches to the film, and came to learn Jack couldn't let...

Amy Schumer Dazzles At Elle's Women In Hollywood Awards

Amy Schumer was honoured at ELLE's Women in Hollywood Awards on Monday night (19.10.15).The 'Trainwreck' star dazzled in a floating red dress at the 22nd annual event held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly...

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