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Idris Elba Joins Jessica Chastain in in Aaron Sorkin's 'Molly's Game'

Idris Elba is set to join the cast of the Aaron Sorkin-directed flick Molly’s Game.

The 43-year-old actor will co-star alongside Jessica Chastain, who plays main character Molly Bloom.

“The casting of Jessica and Idris in the two lead roles is any filmmaker’s dream come true. They’re two of the greatest actors of their generation, paired for the first time, and their chemistry will be electric,” Aaron said in an announcement.

Molly’s Game, based on the memoir of the same name, is about a world-class skier who decides to operate a major player, high-stakes poker game when she fails to qualify for the Olympics.

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for Broadway Stage!

Famed writer Aaron Sorkin is writing adapting Harper Lee‘s famous book “To Kill a Mockingbird” for the Broadway stage!

The play is aiming to bow during the 2017-18 Broadway season, with Tony winner Bartlett Sher on board to direct and Scott Rudin set to produce, THR reports. No casting has been announced and no official premiere date has been released.

Aaron and Scott have collaborated in the past on 2010′s The Social Network and 2015′s Steve Jobs.

Scott reportedly spent two years acquiring the rights to the book.

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Aaron Sorkin Says Steve Jobs' Widow Told Leonardo DiCaprio & Christian Bale Not to Do the Movie

Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels get serious for the lastest cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

Here’s what the Steve Jobs cast had to share with the mag:

Michael on playing Jobs: “I was nervous. I was very nervous. It was going to be a big challenge, the volume of words alone. I was like, ‘I don’t look anything like him.’ And Danny [Boyle] was like, ‘That’s not what we’re going for. I’m looking for someone who can capture an essence.’”

Kate on her role: “My makeup artist] said, ‘God, the script is really so fantastic.’ She described the nature of the film and how it’s constructed in three acts. And I finally said, ‘What’s the girl’s part?’”

Writer Aaron Sorkin on Steve’s widow Laurene Powell’s objections: “Since the very beginning, Laurene Jobs has been trying to kill this movie, OK? Laurene Jobs called Leo DiCaprio and said, ‘Don’t do it.’ Laurene Jobs called Christian Bale and said, ‘Don’t [do it].’”

For more on Michael, Kate, Seth, and Jeff, visit

Also pictured below: Kate grabs lunch at Cafe Cluny on Wednesday afternoon (October 7) in New York City.

10+ pictures inside of the Steve Jobs cast… More Here! »

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Michael Fassbender Seemingly Throws Some Shade at Ashton Kutcher

Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, and Jeff Daniels pose for photos at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences screening of Steve Jobs held at the Crosby Hotel on Sunday (October 4) in New York City.

Also in attendance were director Danny Boyle, writer Aaron Sorkin, movie critic Joe Neumaier, and program director at the Academy Patrick Harrison.

Over the weekend, Michael was asked how he prepared for the role of Steve Jobs in the Apple movie. He reportedly responded with a smirk, “I studied Ashton Kutcher.”

Ashton starred as Steve Jobs in the 2013 film Jobs.

20+ pictures inside of Kate Winslet, Michael Fassbender, and more at the screening… More Here! »

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Michael Fassbender Gets Support From Alicia Vikander at 'Steve Jobs' Premiere in NYC

Michael Fassbender suits up for the premiere of his new movie Steve Jobs held during the 2015 New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Saturday evening (October 3) in New York City.

The 38-year-old actor was joined on the carpet by co-stars Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, and Katherine Waterston, as well as writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle.

Also in attendance was Michael‘s on-and-off girlfriend Alicia Vikander. The couple reportedly broke up the month before, but it looks like they may still be on!

FYI: Kate is wearing Valentino. Michael is wearing a Thom Sweeney suit, shirt, and tie. Katherine is wearing Celine.

25+ pictures inside of Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and more at the Steve Jobs premiere… More Here! »

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Michael Fassbender Will Play Steve Jobs in New Biopic

Michael Fassbender will officially be playing the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a new film based on the life of the technology pioneer.

Also featured in the cast will be “Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Kate Winslet as former Macintosh marketing boss Joanna Hoffman, Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, Katherine Waterston as Jobs’ ex-girlfriend Chrisann Brennan and Michael Stuhlbarg as one of the Mac’s original developers Andy Hertzfeld,” according to Deadline.

The movie is based on the Walter Isaacson best-selling biography and will be directed by Danny Boyle with a script by Aaron Sorkin.

Christian Bale had originally been attached to the role, but the deal fell through. Shooting has already begun on the movie in San Francisco and sightings of period cars from the early 1980s have been spotted in the Berkeley area.

Aaron Sorkin Calls Sony Hack Worse Than Nude Photo Leak

Aaron Sorkin is speaking out again on the Sony hack and he is now calling it “worse by magnitudes” than the leak of celebrity nude photos this summer.

“I thought we all did a really good job of preemptively telling the press that if you publish these things, you’re being sleazy,” the 53-year-old writer/producer said on The Today Show on Tuesday (December 16). “This is the exact same situation, only worse by magnitudes because in this case the hackers stole this material and are threatening the lives of children.”

“The thing we should be taking seriously first and foremost is privacy and dignity,” Aaron added, “and the fact that once again hackers who have threatened violence because the studio just wants to exercise the same First Amendment right that everybody else does, studio just wants to release a movie, have stolen this material and now the press is selling it out of the back of a truck.”

Aaron also wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times condemning media for publishing the stolen documents.

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Aaron Sorkin Calls Sony Hack Worse Than Nude Photo Leak
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