Newswire: Steve Jobs movie has title, cast, synopsis, may actually happen
The beleaguered biopic about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been given the official, obvious title of Steve Jobs. Universal made the announcement along with revealing a synopsis, cast, and confirmation that filming is underway. As writer Aaron Sorkin first suggested in 2012, long before the movie became plagued by interminable delays, Steve Jobs will be framed around three important Apple product launches:
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, the film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
The project meandered for some time at Sony, with everybody from Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale to the digitally reconstructed consciousness of Jobs himself attached to the lead role. David Fincher was once on board to direct, before being replaced by Danny Boyle. Boyle, in turn, walked …