Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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Aaron Sorkin. Steven Zaillian. Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay. BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay. Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Screenplay. List of Big Five Academy Award winners and nominees. Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Facebook

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The 2010 film The Social Network, directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin, stars Jesse Eisenberg as Zuckerberg and went on to win three Academy Awards and four Golden Globes. In 2008, Collins English Dictionary declared "Facebook" as its new Word of the Year. In December 2009, the New Oxford American Dictionary declared its word of the year to be the verb "unfriend", defined as "To remove someone as a 'friend' on a social networking site such as Facebook". In August 2013, Facebook founded Internet.org in collaboration with six other technology companies to plan and help build affordable Internet access for underdeveloped and developing countries.

65th British Academy Film Awards

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The 65th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 12 February 2012 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2011. The nominations were announced on 17 January 2012 by actor Daniel Radcliffe and actress Holliday Grainger. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades are handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2011. Stephen Fry, who hosted from 2001 to 2006, returned to host the ceremony.

21st Critics' Choice Awards

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The 21st Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 17, 2016 at the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, honoring the finest achievements of 2015 filmmaking. The ceremony was broadcast on A&E and hosted by T.J. Miller. The nominees were announced on December 14, 2015. In addition, this year marked the first time the awards were presented with the Critics' Choice Television Awards.

69th British Academy Film Awards

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The 69th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 14 February 2016 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2015. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades were handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2015.

17th Critics' Choice Awards

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The Artist Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist George Clooney – The Descendants as Matt King Viola Davis – The Help as Aibileen Clarke Christopher Plummer – Beginners as Hal Fields Octavia Spencer – The Help as Minny Jackson Thomas Horn – Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close as Oskar Schell The Help Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, and Stan Chervin – Moneyball Dante Ferretti (Production Designer), Francesca Lo Schiavo (Set Decorator) – Hugo Janusz Kamiński – War Horse (TIE) Emmanuel Lubezki – The Tree of Life (TIE) Mark Bridges – The Artist Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Ludovic Bource – The Artist

65th Golden Globe Awards

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The 65th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television of 2007, were presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on January 13, 2008.

Twenty Five (The West Wing)

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The episode marks the departure of creator/writer/producer Aaron Sorkin and producer/director Thomas Schlamme, who left after overruns with budgets, script deadlines, and conflicts with NBC president Jeff Zucker. The episode's director, Christopher Misiano, won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for this episode in 2003. The episode was also nominated for, but did not win, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series at the Primetime Emmy Awards that same year. Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen's son, has an uncredited cameo as the young Jed Bartlet in news footage shown in the hospital. * The West Wing Episode Guide The West Wing Episode Guide.

23rd Critics' Choice Awards

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The 23rd Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 11, 2018 at the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, together with its television awards, honoring the finest achievements of 2017 filmmaking. The ceremony was broadcast on The CW and hosted by Olivia Munn. The nominations were announced on December 6, 2017.

Entourage (American TV series)

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Klein redeems himself by signing writer Aaron Sorkin. In the final episodes of the season, Ari is approached by his old boss, Terrance McQuewick, who wants him to buy out his agency. Despite bitterness from being fired over his agency revolt years before, Ari finally agrees to the buyout and reconciles with Terrance. Ari goes out firing employees who might not fit in after his takeover, with Adam Davies also getting the boot. He is now on the road to becoming the most powerful agent in Hollywood. Ari finally promotes Lloyd to agent. The season ends with Vince and Drama traveling to Rome, to start shooting the Ferrari film.

Kristin Chenoweth

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Chenoweth has dated several men in Hollywood, including producer Dana Brunetti, actors Seth Green, Lane Garrison and Marc Kudisch (to whom she was engaged from 1998 to 2001), and producer/writer Aaron Sorkin. In Sorkin's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, the character of the Christian Harriet Hayes bears significant resemblances to Chenoweth, and the relationship between Hayes and "East coast liberal Jewish atheist" (Hayes' description) Matt Albie is modeled after that of Chenoweth and Sorkin. For example, Chenoweth's decision to appear on The 700 Club and her falling out with Women of Faith were depicted with the Hayes character.

Cate Blanchett

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In September 2015, it was announced that Blanchett would portray Lucille Ball in Lucy and Desi, written by Aaron Sorkin and produced by Ball's two children. Amazon Studios acquired the rights to the film in August 2017. In September 2019, it was confirmed that Blanchett would star alongside Bradley Cooper and Rooney Mara in Guillermo del Toro's adaptation of Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham. Blanchett is married to playwright and screenwriter Andrew Upton. They met in 1996 on the set of a TV show and were married on 29 December 1997. The couple have four children: three sons and one adopted daughter.

Writers Guild of America Awards 2005

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The West Wing – Eli Attie, Debora Cahn, Carol Flint, Mark Goffman, Alex Graves, Peter Noah, Lawrence O'Donnell, Lauren Schmidt, Josh Singer, Aaron Sorkin, John Wells, Bradley Whitford, John Sacret Young. Arrested Development – Barbara Feldman, Brad Copeland, Richard Day, Karey Dornetto, Jake Farrow, Abraham Higginbotham, Mitchell Hurwitz, Sam Laybourne, John Levenstein, Courtney Lilly, Dean Lorey, Chuck Martin, Lisa Parsons, Richard Rosenstock, Tom Saunders, Maria Semple, Chuck Tatham, Jim Vallely, Ron Weiner. Entourage – Brian Burns, Larry Charles, Cliff Dorfman, Doug Ellin, Chris Henchy, Stephen Levinson, Rob Weiss.

John Edwards

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Young also began working with Aaron Sorkin on a movie about the affair based on the book The Politician. On February 23, 2012, an Orange County, NC, judge ruled that Young and his wife could not publicize the movie. The judge also ruled that an alleged "sex tape" of Edwards and Hunter be destroyed by the court. The judge also allowed only the materials already in the public domain to be used for public purposes. All other photos and materials not yet released, can be used for family purposes only. In response to the scandal involving Edwards' extramarital affair and attempts to cover it up, he has stated "I am a sinner, but not a criminal."

Lucille Ball

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In 2015, it was announced that Ball would be played by Cate Blanchett in an untitled biographical film, to be written by Aaron Sorkin. Ball was portrayed by Gillian Anderson, as her character Lucy Ricardo, in the American Gods episode "The Secret of Spoons" (2017). Ball was portrayed by Sarah Drew in I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom, a comedy about how Ball and her husband battled to get their sitcom on the air. It had its world premiere in Los Angeles on July 12, 2018, co-starring Oscar Nuñez as Desi Arnaz, and Seamus Dever as I Love Lucy creator-producer-head writer Jess Oppenheimer.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

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This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, since its institution in 1951. The award is often cited as one of the "main awards" at the Emmys ceremonies, and has changed names many times in its history. It was first called Best Dramatic Show from 1951 to 1954, then Best Dramatic Series in 1955 and 1956. In 1957, no specific award for drama was given, but in 1958 the category was split into two separate categories, Best Dramatic Anthology Series, and Best Dramatic Series with Continuing Characters with a winner selected from each category.

Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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The Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award given by the International Press Academy.

Writers Guild of America Awards 2006

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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - Eli Attie, Christina Kiang Booth, Jessica Brickman, Dana Calvo, Mark Goffman, David Handelman, Cinque Henderson, Mark McKinney, Melissa Myers, Aaron Sorkin, Amy Turner.

Maureen Dowd

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Dowd formerly dated Aaron Sorkin, the creator and producer of The West Wing. She has also been briefly connected with the actor Michael Douglas and is an ex-companion of her fellow Times columnist John Tierney. In 2012, NUI Galway awarded her an honorary doctorate. * * New Yorkers in journalism ** Booknotes interview with Dowd on Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk, August 8, 2004. Dowd's columns at The New York Times. Dowd participates in an extended political discussion with Andrew Rosenthal, David Brooks and Frank Rich, The New York Times video, July 17, 2006. Booknotes interview with Dowd on Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk, August 8, 2004.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

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The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series is an annual award presented as part of the Primetime Emmy Awards. It recognizes writing excellence in regular comedic series, most of which can generally be described as situation comedies. It was first presented in 1955 as Outstanding Written Comedy Material.

Henry Paulson

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Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson Jr. (born March 28, 1946) is an American banker who served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury. Prior to his role in the Department of the Treasury, Paulson was the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Goldman Sachs. He is now the chairman of the Paulson Institute, which he founded in 2011 to promote sustainable economic growth and a cleaner environment around the world, with an initial focus on the United States and China.

Two Cathedrals

Aaron Sorkin was inspired to write the death of Mrs. Landingham into the show after Kathryn Joosten told him that she had auditioned for a role in a pilot episode for another series. Sorkin explained how he opted to "embrace the problem rather than just sweeping it away", and find the drama in the opportunity: "I decided in that moment that, by the end of the season, I wanted to push Bartlet to the place where he would renounce his faith in God—this very devout Catholic." Sorkin explained that the Latin monologue in the National Cathedral was written in the language in order to avoid censorship by network NBC. NBC initially refused to allow a line where Mrs.

Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay

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The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay is one of the three film writing awards given by the Writers Guild of America.

Pilot (The West Wing)

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Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (nominee: Aaron Sorkin; "In Excelsis Deo," in the same category, won).

Moneyball

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Bennett Miller took over directing duties, and Aaron Sorkin rewrote the script. Shooting began in July 2010 at Blair Field, the Sports Stadium for Wilson High School (Long Beach, California), Sony Studios in Culver City, Dodger Stadium, and the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum. The film was released in theaters on September 23, 2011. Moneyball was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Picture. The book is parodied in the Simpsons episode "MoneyBART", in which Lisa manages Bart's Little League baseball team using sabermetric principles. Bill James made an appearance in this episode.