Harper Lee Estate Told to Pay $2.5 Million in Dispute Over ‘Mockingbird’ Plays

The estate is contesting an arbitrator’s ruling that it had been too aggressive in limiting productions of a 1970 adaptation of the novel as Aaron Sorkin’s new staged version came to Broadway.

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‘Being the Ricardos’ Review: Kiss, Fight, Rinse, Repeat

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem star as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin’s drama about one very bad week.

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2021 Oscars Nominations: Snubs and Surprises for Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield and Jodie Foster

The two men are up for supporting actor in “Judas and the Black Messiah,” a best picture candidate. So who was the star? And the Globes’ best supporting actress was shut out.

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The Chicago 7 Trial Onscreen: An Interpretation for Every Era

Aaron Sorkin is only the latest filmmaker to dramatize this prime example of political theater. Each version has a different understanding of the case and what it means.

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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’: What to Know

Aaron Sorkin’s Netflix film dramatizes the notorious 1969 political trial with many players. Use this guide to understand the people and the issues at stake.

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Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Get Serious in ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

The writer and director Aaron Sorkin narrates a scene featuring Cohen as the activist Abbie Hoffman.

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Before Nov. 3, Watch This and This and This

A number of movies, documentaries and TV mini-series that are coming out have immediate relevance to the 2020 election.

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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Review: They Fought the Law

Aaron Sorkin and an all-star cast re-enact a real-life ‘’60s courtroom drama with present-day implications.

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