Which TV News Anchor Inspired ‘The Newsroom’s’ Olivia Munn?

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By Alex Weprin Comment

In a video interview with The Hollywood Reporter, “The Newsroom’s” Olivia Munn talks about her inspirations for the role of finance reporter Sloan Sabbath.

Spoiler alert: it is a high-profile anchor at ABC News.

“There are similarities that I never realized I was bringing to Sloan, but things that were important to me,” Munn says. “I didn’t want her to wear a lot of jewelry, I didn’t want to distract from the information Sloan was giving.”

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