The Challenge: Aaron Sorking to write the courtroom drama

Mon February 2, 2009 Return to Film News

Aaron Sorkin ("Charlie Wilson's War") will write the screenplay for The Challenge, a courtroom drama that Warner Bros is developing with George Clooney's Smoke House production company.

Clooney may direct and hopes to play Navy lawyer Charles Swift in the drama about the effort by Swift and Georgetown U. law professor Neal Katyal to ensure a fair trial for Osama bin Laden's driver, Salim Hamdan, who'd been held at Guantanamo Bay for five years.

Source: Variety
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