Season 2 of HBO's THE NEWSROOM to Begin Filming 11/12

Season 2 of HBO's THE NEWSROOM to Begin Filming 11/12

According to, Emily Mortimer, star of the new HBO drama series THE NEWSROOM, has revealed that shooting on the second season will begin immediately following the Presidential elections. 

Revealed Mortimer, “we start shooting on November 12 this year.” The actress added that the start date is “just after the election, so that’s going to make things pretty spicy.”

Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin stated in his own HBO Connect Q&A that “the writing staff and I begin three months before everyone else.” Little is known of what season 2 will bring other than the fact that viewers will see the return of guest stars David Krumholtz and Adam Arkin

Created by Aaron Sorkin (Oscar(R) winner for writing "The Social Network," executive producer and writer of the multiple Emmy(R) winner "The West Wing"), the new HBO drama series follows a news team on its quixotic mission to reclaim the legacy of Murrow and Cronkite in the face of a fickle audience, corporate mandates and tangled personal relationships.

The series is executive produced by Sorkin, Scott Rudin (the Oscar(R) winner "No Country for Old Men") and Alan Poul (HBO's multiple Emmy(R) winner "Six Feet Under"). Jeff Daniels (Golden Globe nominee for "The Squid and the Whale," "Something Wild" and "The Purple Rose of Cairo") stars as Will McAvoy and Emily Mortimer ("Hugo," "Shutter Island") stars as MacKenzie McHale.