I read an article about Molly Bloom a couple of years ago when her book Molly’s Game was first released. A truly interesting story, I would have been keen to see a film based on it; but then things got interesting, it was announced that it was to be Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut.
After a freak accident caused the end of her dreams of becoming an Olympic Skier, Molly Bloom decided to take a year out somewhere warm. Finding herself working in LA as a PA. Her boss orders her to help run his poker game that features a few celebrities. Before long, thanks to intellect, drive and organisation she took over the game and transformed it from a relatively friendly high stakes game into the biggest game in town. Things go really well, until they don’t.
It has been reported the real life game featured A list Hollywood…
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