Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin, the hotshot creator of TV series 'Sports Night,' 'The West Wing' and 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,' has acquired the rights to the Andrew Young book about former presidential candidate John Edwards, 'The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down.'

This will be the first feature directorial gig for Sorkin, who also wrote the screenplay for David Fincher's 'The Social Network,' which will arrive in theaters this October.
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