I guess when he’s writing, he acts everything out himself, says all the voices and everything. And he jumped somewhere and busted his face on a mirror. It was crazy! We’re like, “Aaron, what happened to you?!” He’s like, “I was acting it out…” He was in his office, reading it… [can’t stop laughing] And so, if he’s that dedicated to his performance alone in his office, you have to be 100 times more dedicated on set.
And now we know that Sorkin gets into his signature wordy monologues as much as any of his characters.
Sorkin, executive producer Alan Poul and director Greg Mottola will appear in conversation at the Los Angeles Film Festival Friday night to discuss "The Newsroom" with moderator Madeleine Brand. Check out our review of the series here.