Published on 7 Dec 2017 Sections

West Wing creator discusses his new film ‘Molly’s Game’

Europe Editor and Presenter

He’s Hollywood’s most celebrated and highest-paid screenwriter, known for razor-sharp dialogue in his TV series The West Wing and films such as The Social Network. Now Aaron Sorkin has directed a film for the first time.

Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain, is the true story of a woman once dubbed the ‘Poker Princess’ after running private gambling games for the Hollywood elite. She later found herself a target of the FBI and immersed in a court case involving millions of dollars and the Russian Mafia.