“Speaking at the premiere of the Steve Jobs biopic jOBS at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, Ashton Kutcher said playing the Apple co-founder on screen was ‘terrifying,'” The Telegraph reports.

“The 34-year-old actor helped unveil the premiere of the biopic jOBS on Friday at the closing film of the Sundance Film Festival in Utah,” The Telegraph reports. “Kutcher plays the Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs from the company’s humble origins in the 1970s until the launch of the first iPod in 2001. A digital entrepreneur himself, Kutcher said he considers Jobs a personal hero — and knows he’s opened himself up to criticism.”

The Telegraph reports, “‘It’s really scary when everyone has a right to be like a legitimate critic. Because he was very public. There are people here who probably know him way better than I do, who shook his hand, knew him, hung out with him. So that’s terrifying. Especially when you’re playing somebody that people really admired,’ Kutcher said.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Hiring Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs is like hiring Dixon’s John Browett to run Apple Retail.

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