To Kill a Mockingbird

Aaron Sorkin Sued by Harper Lee Estate Over ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Adaptation

Harper Lee’s iconic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” was a stark portrayal of race relations in the deep South during the 1930s, but a planned Broadway play by Aaron Sorkin is failing to adhere to its themes and context, according to a lawsuit filed by the author’s estate. “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published to critical acclaim in 1960 and immortalized in a 1962 movie by the same name starring Gregory Peck. Peck won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of protagonist Atticus Finch. ... Read More...

Aaron Sorkin Putting His Spin on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ for Broadway

Aaron Sorkin, a writer and producer whose works include “A Few Good Men” and hit TV show “West Wing,” is putting his own spin on “To Kill a Mockingbird” for a play that will bring the book that rocked America to Broadway for the first time. Author Harper Lee won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for penning the novel about racial injustice in the deep South.... Read More...
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