A young man’s livelihood is put to the test when he gets profiled and stopped by the police on his way home from practice.
How did you come across the book and what compelled you to champion this project?
Coogan: I was in New York making a film. And because my career’s been in comedy—I’ve written a lot of television comedy— I wanted to find something more substantial, that had more substance.
How did you two work together on the big dramatic scenes?
Those scenes were difficult, they’re really emotional.
How did you develop this story?
Aaron Sorkin: I like claustrophobic spaces and compressed periods of time, especially when there’s a ticking clock. I like being behind the scenes, in this case literally behind the scenes.
THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW NAMES THEIR 2017 HONOREES INCLUDING THE POST FOR BEST FILM OF THE YEAR & GRETA GERWIG FOR BEST DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR The Organization’s Gala will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in New York City New York, NY (November 28, 2017) – The National Board of Review today […]