Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin: ‘Social Network’ Sequel Would Focus On Zuckerberg’s Failure to Stop ‘Bad Actors’

The LA Times recently interviewed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin about his new take on To Kill a Mockingbird and the criticism he received for adapting the work of a female author as a white man. As part of the interview, Sorkin said that if he wrote a sequel to the movie The Social Network, it would focus on Mark Zuckerberg’s inability to deal with “bad actors” on Facebook, and how the company has “helped damage democracy.”

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Hollywood Writers Trash Trump at Politically-Charged WGA Awards

Sunday night’s Writer’s Guild of America awards show turned into a full-fledged array of anti-Donald Trump-bashing as Hollywood’s top writers repeatedly skewered the president during presentations and acceptance speeches.

Chelsea Handler speaks onstage during the 2017 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for WGAw)

WATCH: Jeff Daniels Uses ‘Newsroom’ Character to Blast Presidential Frontrunners

Actor Jeff Daniels reprised his character from The Newsroom, news anchor Will McAvoy, and went on a television-style tirade about whether or not Donald Trump’s candidacy represents a “best-case scenario” for Democratic presidential candidate Hilary Clinton in a new video produced by Bloomberg Television.

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30 Hollywood Power Players Join Georgia Boycott Over Religious Freedom Bill

More than two dozen entertainment industry leaders — including Anne Hathaway, Rob Reiner, Lee Daniels, Aaron Sorkin and Seth MacFarlane — have joined in threatening to never work in the state of Georgia again if Gov. Nathan Deal does not veto a religious freedom bill that passed the state Legislature last week.

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Piers Morgan, Anti-Gun Crusader: 'The Newsroom' Inspired Me

CNN host Piers Morgan decided he wanted his show to focus more on “news”–and devote his program to advancing an anti-gun agenda–after watching the first episode of The Newsroom, the fictional Aaron Sorkin drama on HBO that has been resoundingly criticized

Piers Morgan, Anti-Gun Crusader: 'The Newsroom' Inspired Me

Daniels Wins Emmy for Anti-American Diatribe on 'Newsroom'

Sunday night’s Emmy Awards contained a few major shockers. But none was bigger than Jeff Daniels winning Best Actor for his performance in Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom over Kevin Spacey in House of Cards (Netflix), Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad (AMC),

Daniels Wins Emmy for Anti-American Diatribe on 'Newsroom'

Kristen Chenowith's 'Wicked'-ly Hilarious Weiner Parody

Actress Kristen Chenowith was the original Glinda in the Broadway smash hit “Wicked” by Stephen Schwartz. She appeared on The Tonight Show to perform a parody of the song “Popular” with new lyrics aimed directly at New York mayoral candidate

Kristen Chenowith's 'Wicked'-ly Hilarious Weiner Parody

'Newsroom' Loses Half of Lead-in 'True Blood's' Audience

HBO viewers weren’t exactly salivating over the prospect of a second season of The Newsroom. Aaron Sorkin’s liberal showcase returned Sunday night, and the ratings were only slightly better than the show’s 2012 debut. It still could only hold roughly

'Newsroom' Loses Half of Lead-in 'True Blood's' Audience

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Trailer: Occupy Wall Street Lives

When we last left heroic, truth-telling Republican anchor Will McAvoy he was telling viewers the Tea Party was the American Taliban. Just another day in the office for liberal storyteller Aaron Sorkin and his HBO drama The Newsroom. The trailer

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Trailer: Occupy Wall Street Lives

Producer Harvey Weinstein to Open Home for New Obama Fundraiser

Film producer Harvey Weinstein gave–and gave–to President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign last year. And he’s not done yet. The Hollywood mainstay will open up his Manhattan home May 13 for an Obama fundraiser with tickets going for $32,400 a couple,

Producer Harvey Weinstein to Open Home for New Obama Fundraiser

Dowd: Obama Should Talk to President Bartlet!

Today, Maureen Dowd decided not to bother writing her column. Instead, she turned over her crayon to Aaron Sorkin. Sorkin quickly decided that if Barack Obama couldn’t suffice as his candidate in a presidential debate, he’d call upon a fictional

Dowd: Obama Should Talk to President Bartlet!

'Newsroom' Finale Dubs Tea Party 'American Taliban'

“The Newsroom’s” idea of a Republican is a man gleefully describing the Tea Party movement as the “American Taliban.” That sums up HBO’s far-left series, which unleashed its final new episode of the year last night. In the installment, anchor

'Newsroom' Finale Dubs Tea Party 'American Taliban'

'Newsroom's' Sorkin Co-Hosting Obama Fundraiser

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin told the press in the run up to the debut of “The Newsroom” that he wasn’t known for his partisan content. It’s the kind of line that could cause milk to shoot from one’s nose. Sorkin is the

'Newsroom's' Sorkin Co-Hosting Obama Fundraiser

'Newsroom' Cleans House, Jettisons Writers

HBO’s much maligned new series “The Newsroom” may have received the all-clear for a second season, but it won’t have many of the writers who helped craft the initial 10 episodes. The Hollywood Reporter: According to HBO, the Aaron Sorkin

'Newsroom' Cleans House, Jettisons Writers

The Six Most Painful Film Scores Of All Time

Before I list these painful scores, let me clarify what I mean by “painful.” What I mean is “excruciating.”  Bad scores are a dime a dozen, especially since the advent of the pop music score, which quite often replaced an

The Six Most Painful Film Scores Of All Time