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‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’: See The First Photos From Aaron Sorkin’s New Historical Drama

By Meredith B. Kile, 3 mins ago After scripting the dramatic stories of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Apple visionary Steve Jobs, and underground A-list poker boss Molly Bloom, Aaron Sorkin is focusing on another group of real-life revolutionaries. The writer and director’s upcoming film, “The Trial of the Chicago 7”, depicts a dramatized version of the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and a group of political leaders who were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot in a nationally televised trial that radicalized a generation of young people. The first-look photos from the film, which were debuted on Wednesday by Vanity Fair, show stars Sacha Baron Cohen and Jeremy Strong as activists Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin, and Kelvin H...