‘The Trial of the Chicago 7': The Stolen Shot From ‘Close Encounters’ and 4 Facts About the Making of Aaron Sorkin’s Film

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7': The Stolen Shot From ‘Close Encounters’ and 4 Facts About the Making of Aaron Sorkin’s Film
Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” hits Netflix on Friday — 13 years after Sorkin first wrote the script for the film about the riots at the 1968 Democratic Convention and the trial that followed.

That’s just one snippet Sorkin told audiences about the making of the film at a drive-in screening this week. In fact, it took so long to get this movie made, that he never thought he’d see it happen.

The Trial of the Chicago 7” stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Jeremy Strong, Mark Rylance and Michael Keaton, and chronicles a group of seven defendants charged by the government with conspiracy in 1969 and 1970 and inciting to riot related to anti-Vietnam War protests that took place in Chicago, Illinois during the 1968 Democratic Nation Convention.

Sorkin wrote and directed the film.

See below for five facts
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