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Lucille Ball’s Daughter Wanted Aaron Sorkin to Remove Inaccurate ‘Being the Ricardos’ Scenes

Lucie Arnaz, the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, told Palm Springs Life that “there are certain scenes that I wished hadn’t been” in Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming biographical drama “Being the Ricardos.” The film, backed by Amazon Studios, stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Ball and Arnaz, respectively. Sorkin wrote the script and […]

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Golden Globes Predictions: Best Director – Can Aaron Sorkin Stop Chloe Zhao’s Momentum?

Variety’s Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year’s contenders in all categories. Variety’s Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: […]

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Shooting ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ to the Rhythm of Aaron Sorkin’s Layered Script

For cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, going from “Ford v Ferrari” to “The Trial of the Chicago 7” was more than merely shifting gears and genres within the period lane of the late 1960s. Shooting the timely conspiracy trial, showing Vietnam War protesters outside the 1968 Democratic Convention that turned horribly violent, required a new mindset and […]

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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ Is Officially Headed to Netflix

Netflix has officially acquired Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, taking it off Paramount Pictures’ hands for good. Sorkin’s sophomore directorial effort, following 2017’s Molly’s Game, includes a wildly stacked cast with Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II leading the way. Image via Universal Pictures/caption] We learned of […]

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Aaron Sorkin to Direct ‘Trial of the Chicago 7’ Starring Sacha Baron Cohen

It appears that Aaron Sorkin has found his next directorial effort after making his debut with Molly’s Game, and this new project is actually an old one.Variety reports that Sorkin will direct the long-in-the-works political drama The Trial of the Chicago 7, which he first wrote back in 2007 with Steven Spielberg attached to direct. […]

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Idris Elba Set to Direct, Star in ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ for Netflix

Idris Elba is set to star in, direct and produce a modern retelling of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” for Netflix, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap.The film is currently untitled. Elba will also produce the music for the feature. Producers on the project include Fred Berger (“La La Land”) and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (“Midnight Special”) […]

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