President Trump is just too cliché for Aaron Sorkin.
The “West Wing” creator would not embody a Trump-like chief in any reboot of his Emmy-winning political drama, he informed “Nightline” Thursday.
“It might seem like lifeless air,” Sorkin mentioned. “I do not discover him to be a very attention-grabbing character. He’s precisely what he appears like.”
Trump stands as a direct foil to Martin Sheen’s Josiah Bartlet, the beloved President from the NBC present that ran from 1999 to 2006. However even the opposition does not curiosity Sorkin.
“He solely ever talks about two issues: Himself and his enemies, and that is it,” he informed “Nightline.”
“So it is a character that you simply would not imagine the character in a drama. He does not have any of the qualities that it’s essential to inform a narrative. There’s simply no blood there.”
Whereas “West Wing” is likely one of the few ’90s reveals that hasn’t been booked for a revival but, the solid and crew regularly pitches their very own concepts for a reboot.
Sorkin, who mentioned he has a standing supply from NBC to proceed his Emmy-winning drama, informed the Hollywood Reporter that he envisions “This Is Us” star Sterling Okay. Brown within the Oval Workplace.
Richard Schiff, who co-starred as Toby Zeigler, lately mentioned he’d like to return because the White Home communications director.