Aaron Sorkin to helm poker drama ‘Molly’s Game’

Aaron Sorkin is all set to make his directorial debut with Sony Picture's poker drama "Molly's Game". 

By: PTI | Los Angeles | Published:January 8, 2016 1:42 pm
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Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is all set to make his directorial debut with Sony Picture’s poker drama “Molly’s Game”.

The movie is based on Molly Bloom’s memoir and Sorkin, 54, has been working on the script for the project, since 2014 with Gordon, reported Variety.

Bloom was a great skier, who headed to Los Angeles after not qualifying for the Olympics, and became an an organizer of underground poker games for Hollywood celebrities including Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire before getting arrested by the FBI.

One of the most famous screenwriter of Hollywood, Sorkin, won a WGA award and the Oscar for adapted screenplay in 2011for “The Social Network.”