Aaron Sorkin ‘strongly considering’ writing screenplay for Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic

“Earlier this year, Aaron Sorkin won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for his Facebook flick The Social Network,” Marc Malkin and Yasamin Azarakhsh report for E! Online.

“And now, the 50-year-old screenwriter confirms that a biopic about late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs could be next,” Malkin and Azarakhsh report. “‘Sony has asked me to write the movie and it’s something I’m strongly considering,’ Sorkin told us at the P.S. Arts Express Yourself 2011 event in Santa Monica.”

Malkin and Azarakhsh report, “‘Right now I’m just in the thinking-about-it stages,’ he said. ‘It’s a really big movie and it’s going to be a great movie no matter who writes it.'”

Read more in the full article here.

[Attribution: MacRumors. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

Related articles:
George Clooney vs. Noah Wyle in battle to play Steve Jobs in biopic – November 18, 2011
Sony Pictures acquires rights to Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs bio for major feature film – October 7, 2011


  1. Oh great… that means that 90% of the movie will be people walking through hallways and beginning each sentence with another character’s first name.


  2. Hope he brings a better empathy bone, writer’s integrity to honest and thorough research on the subject and his field before opining, less preconceived bias in the vain attempt to look even handed, and a brain for a change than Mr. Isaacson seemingly had bothered with.

  3. He wouldn’t write the Stanford commencement speech for Steve Jobs after the Apple founder ask him numerous times, which forced Jobs to write it himself. As it turned out, the speech has been praised by many to be the best commencement speech in history.

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