John Edwards

Aaron Sorkin to Direct John Edwards Biopic

According to Variety, Young was a longtime Edwards aide, who gained notoriety during the 2008 presidential primary when he admitted -- then later recanted -- an affair with Edwards' mistress Rielle Hunter and claimed Edwards' child from that relationship as his own.

Young's book, released earlier this year, is Young's account of his career with Edwards dating back to when Young volunteered for Edwards' Senate campaign in 1988.

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