Woz: Scene in ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer is fiction; it never happened

“Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak said he doesn’t recognize himself in the new trailer for the coming biopic ‘Steve Jobs,’ but he doesn’t mind — it’s Hollywood,” Anousha Sakoui and Chris Palmeri report for Bloomberg.

“In the clip released Wednesday, Wozniak, who is played by Seth Rogen, confronts Jobs and accuses his partner of hogging the credit for their creations, and those of others. That never happened, he said,” Sakoui and Palmeri report. “‘I don’t talk that way,’ Wozniak said in an e-mailed response to questions. ‘I would never accuse the graphical interface of being stolen. I never made comments to the effect that I had credit (genius) taken from me.'”

Accuracy is second to entertainment in a movie like this. — Steve Wozniak

“His quibbles won’t stop Wozniak from seeing the movie. He said he liked the trailer and it presents a more or less accurate impression of Jobs, who died in 2011,” Sakoui and Palmeri report. “‘The lines I heard spoken were not things I would say but carried the right message, at least partly,’ he said. ‘I felt a lot of the real Jobs in the trailer, although a bit exaggerated.'”

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  1. Many of Jobs’ fans are a lot like the main character in the movie “Grizzly Man” wanting to pretend the grizzlies are giant teddy bears.
    All known evidence and common sense disregarded….and then…
    A person doesn’t have to even be still alive to consume someone, it seems.

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