STAGE TUBE: Jeff Daniels Gives Glimpse Into THE NEWSROOM
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by Stage Tube
A new featurette for Aaron Sorkin's upcoming HBO drama series THE NEWSROOM has just been released. In the video, Sorkin and the cast, including Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer, chat about the mission behind the fictional news network and the research involved in order to create an authentic setting for the show. Check it out below!
Jeff Daniels originated the role of ‘Alan' in the original Broadway production of GOD OF CARNAGE, for which he received a Tony nomination. His other Broadway credits include Redwood Curtain, The Golden Age and Fifth of July.
Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama, THE NEWSROOM is a new hour long series that centers on the behind-the-scenes workings of a cable news station. The series is filled with theatre vets and will star Jeff Daniels as the show's anchorman, Emily Mortimer as his executive producer, Sam Waterson as the station's boss and a newsroom staff that includes actors Alison Pill, John Gallagher, Jr., Olivia Munn, Dev Patel and Thomas Sadoski. Award-winning actress Jane Fonda also is in the cast as the network parent company's CEO, Leona Lansing.
THE NEWSROOM kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, JUNE 24 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO.