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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...

Aaron Sorkin's Conscience Is Clear Over Steve Jobs Movie

Aaron Sorkin's ''conscience is clear'' over the 'Steve Jobs' script.The 54-year-old screenwriter wrote the new Danny Boyle-directed movie, which has attracted criticism for its factual inaccuracies, but Aaron is comfortable with his portrayal of the...

For Michael Fassbender, Playing Steve Jobs Was A No Brainer

Since Apple founder Steve Jobs died in 2011, there have been two films about his life. First was 2011's Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher, which flopped with the critics and at the box office. And now...

Aaron Sorkin Sent Apology Letter To Steve Jobs Leading Man After Email Leak

The Oscar-winning screenwriter was convinced the Irish actor was a terrible choice to play the late Apple boss and his printed private thoughts became public, prompting Sorkin to write directly to the leading...

Cate Blanchett Confirms Involvement In Lucille Ball Biopic

The Australian star emerged as the frontrunner to play the I Love Lucy actress in a new biopic last month (Sep15), and now Cate has confirmed she has held talks with screenwriter Aaron...

Michael Fassbender Isn't 'Very Techie'

Michael Fassbender says he's ''not a very techie person.''The 'Steve Jobs' star, who portrays the late Apple co-founder and CEO in the upcoming biopic, admits he was ''very nervous'' about accepting the role because he...

Aaron Sorkin Apologises For Tim Cook Comments

Cook slammed the filmmakers behind the upcoming movie about the late Apple co-founder, branding Hollywood executives "opportunistic" for portraying Jobs in a supposedly unflattering manner. After hearing his comments, the outspoken Oscar-winning...

Cate Blanchett Cast As Lucille Ball In New Biopic

Cate Blanchett is to be cast as Lucille Ball in an upcoming biopic produced by the late American actress’s two children – Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr – and written by Aaron Sorkin, according...

Cate Blanchett To Play Lucille Ball

The Australian actress is reportedly attached to play Ball in the new film, which will be based on a screenplay yet to be written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin. The movie will...

Michael Fassbender Brushes Off Aaron Sorkin Criticism

The Shame star found himself caught up in the controversy in December (14) after an email exchange between Sorkin and producer Scott Rudin surfaced online, in which they discussed possible casting options for...

Olivia Munn's Star Wars Games

Olivia Munn made her siblings re-enact 'Star Wars' with her when they were kids.The 'Magic Mike' star knew she wanted to be an actress from a young age and would force her brothers and sisters...

Olivia Munn Was Told She Was 'Too Asian' In Auditions

Olivia Munn used to be told she was ''too Asian'' when she first started her acting career.The 34-year-old actress has mixed ethnicity as her mother Kim Schmid is of Chinese descent, and her father Winston...

Steve Jobs Biopic Gets Release Date

'Steve Jobs' will be released in October.The movie - which is based on the biography of the late Apple Inc. CEO, co-founder and chairman - is expected to open in cinemas on October 9th, Universal...

Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen And Kate Winslet Cast In Steve Jobs Biopic

Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet have been cast in the new Steve Jobs biopic.Universal Pictures has confirmed Fassbender will take on the lead role in the Danny Boyle-directed movie, while Rogen will play...

Katherine Waterston Cast As Female Lead In Steve Jobs Biopic

Katherine Waterston has been cast as the female lead in the Steve Jobs biopic.The eagerly awaited film has encountered numerous casting problems over the last few months - such as Christian Bale backing out of...

Sony Hack Is 'Worse By Magnitudes' Than Nude Photos Leak

Aaron Sorkin thinks the Sony hack is ''worse by magnitudes'' than the leak of celebrity nude photos earlier this year.The 53-year-old screenwriter's name appears in several documents leaked by Guardians of Peace, who claim to...

Aaron Sorkin: 'Media Is Wrong For Publishing Hacked Emails'

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has joined actor Seth Rogen in blasting the media for publishing email messages stolen during a hack attack on Sony Pictures' databases last month (Nov14).Activists calling themselves the Guardians of Peace have...

Aaron Sorkin Thinks Women Have It Easier In Hollywood

Aaron Sorkin thinks women's on-screen roles have a lower ''degree of difficulty'' than men's.A leaked email, published by The Daily Beast, shows the 53-year-old producer arguing that Meryl Streep and Dame Helen Mirren are two...

Aaron Sorkin Wanted Tom Cruise For Steve Jobs Biopic

Aaron Sorkin wanted Tom Cruise to play Steve Jobs in the new biopic about the Apple co-founder.Leaked Sony emails show that the role - which has subsequently been handed to Michael Fassbender - was initially...

Aaron Sorkin On Jobs Movie: "I Don't Know Who Michael Fassbender Is"

Is it time to suggest Aaron Sorkin is no longer the relevant screenwriter he was during The West Wing years? No, No, It probably isn't. In recent years, Sorkin has offered up some of the...

Jeff Daniels Lined Up For Role In Steve Jobs Biopic

Jeff Daniels is being eyed for a role in the new Steve Jobs biopic.The 59-year-old actor is being lined up to play the part of John Sculley, the CEO of Apple from 1983 to 1993,...

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