Aaron Sorkin On Why He Could Never Write An Episode of 'Breaking Bad' and 6 More Highlights from His Tribeca Film Festival Talk

Aaron Sorkin On Why He Could Never Write An Episode of 'Breaking Bad' and 6 More Highlights from His Tribeca Film Festival Talk
Aaron Sorkin kicked off the Tribeca Film Festival's Tribeca Talks: Future of Film series last night with a conversation with President Obama's former speechwriter Jon Favreau ("the other Jon Favreau") that encompassed his work on films such as "A Few Good Men" and "The Social Network" as well as TV series "The West Wing" and "The Newsroom" and issues of heroism and storytelling. Sorkin came off as surprisingly humble. "I haven't become an expert in anything," he told the audience. "I'm not sophisticated when it comes to politics, when it comes to journalism. I'm not as smart as the characters are - or, as you can see - as articulate." Here are some highlights from the talk: 1. He could never write an episode of "Breaking Bad." "I tend to write very idealistically and very romantically," said Sorkin. "I have a very bad time with bad guys -- almost as soon as I write one,
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