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    David Fincher Won't Direct Aaron Sorkin-Penned Steve Jobs Movie

    A Steve Jobs biopic. Sony and Scott Rudin producing, Aaron Sorkin had written the script and David Fincher in the directing chair. It’s basically a dream re-team of the key principals behind “The Social Network,” which worked out swimmingly well for everyone, right?

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    David Fincher In Early Talks to Helm Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

    Following their collaboration on "The Social Network," it seems that director David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin (who scored a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for the film) will re-team. Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic script, based on Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography, is reportedly poised to have Finch...

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    10 Things You Didn't Know About 'Network' and Aaron Sorkin

    Aaron Sorkin and Dave Itzkoff sat down for a discussion of the film "Network" at the Paley Center for Media, providing quite the background on a film almost four decades old.

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    The Apple Network: David Fincher May Direct Aaron Sorkin Penned Steve Jobs Biopic

    "A movie about Facebook? Good luck"—that was the sentiment of many upon first hearing about "The Social Network," but they underestimated the talent involved. Featuring a crackling script by Aaron Sorkin and precise, energetic direction by David Fincher, the film was less about the actual website, a...

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    Tribeca Film Festival Introduces Tribeca Innovation Week: Aaron Sorkin Talks 'Future of Film'

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival introduces Tribeca Innovation Week (TIW), a project that will focus on closing the gap between the creative and tech worlds.

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    Tribeca Launches First-Ever Innovation Week, with Aaron Sorkin Kicking Off Future of Film Panel

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival is launching its first-ever “Tribeca Innovation Week.” Running April 21-26, the Innovation Week will be a place for coders, screenwriters, hackers, futurists, gamers, directors, engineers, venture capitalists, film financiers, techno radicals, the generally curious and...

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    HBO Cleaning House? The 3rd Season of 'The Newsroom' Will Be The Last

    Is HBO cleaning house, and perhaps sweeping away dead or underperforming weight? Just one week after the cable network announced the upcoming fifth season of “Boardwalk Empire” would be its last—news which surprised many of its fans—HBO announced that Aaron Sorkin’s troubled drama “The Newsroom” wou...

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    'Boardwalk Empire's' Fifth Season Will Be Its Last; ‘Game Of Thrones’ Returns April 6

    Was he playing it close to the vest, did slow ratings just catch up with the show, or did creative discussions yield a different approach? I interviewed “Boardwalk Empire” creator/head writer Terence Winter at the end of the fourth season late last year, and when I asked him if there was an end in s...

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    Things I Learned at HBO's Emmy Party, from Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Status to Soderbergh's 'Glue'

    HBO knows how to throw a good bash, and their annual Emmy after-party at the Pacific Design Center was a huge improvement on the sad and gloomy death-obsessed 65th Emmy Awards, which nonetheless drew the largest audience in eight years. Who are these mythical TV Academy voters who misled most of th...

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    Recap: Aaron Sorkin Finally Gets It Right With The Season 2 Finale Of 'The Newsroom'

    Before diving in, a bit of a disclaimer and/or explanation is in order. Thanks to TIFF taking me away from the television for a couple of weeks, followed by some bungling couriers and concluding in massive fatigue upon returning from Toronto, "The Newsroom" slipped off the immediate radar. And a sho...

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