“Universal Pictures has announced it will release Danny Boyle’s ‘Steve Jobs’ in the heart of awards season on Oct. 9, 2015,” Jeff Sneider reports for The Wrap.
“Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Oscar winner Kate Winslet co-starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, is played by Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels co-stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley,” Sneider reports. “The film also features Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend, and Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original members of the Apple Macintosh development team.”
Sneider reports, “Boyle is directing from a script by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, who worked from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of Jobs.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Best-selling and mind-numbing. Let’s hope and pray that the movie is better than the book, for a change.
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