A world-class skier since she could walk, by the time Bloom was 21, she was ranked No. 3 in North America in moguls while maintaining a 3.9 GPA as a political science major in college. After failing to make the Olympic team, she took a year off before law school and got a job as a waitress in Los Angeles. Through a bizarre set of circumstances, Bloom ended up making millions by running the most exclusive high-stakes poker game in the world. Her life came crashing down when 17 FBI agents armed with automatic weapons rang her doorbell.
The prolific scribe, who previously won the Oscar for his script for The Social Network, is Golden Globe-nominated for his Steve Jobs script and is a front runner for another Oscar nod. With a massive catalogue of critically acclaimed films and television series, including the Emmy-winning The West Wing and The Newsroom, Sorkin has somehow never stepped behind the camera before.
Katia Juanita | Staff Writer