An independent biopic on Steve Jobs would prepare, with Ashton Kutcher in the main role, reveals the site Variety.
While Sony has acquired the rights to adapt the film to the biography of Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson, the site Variety reveals that the independent cinema could take on the big speed studio. Indeed, Joshua Michael Stern (director of Swing Vote – The Voice of the Heart, a 2008 film with Kevin Costner) would work on making a mini-biopic on the co-founder of Apple, dcd last October.
The biopic entitled “Jobs” will have the role of telling the key moments of the life of the computer genius in California of the 60's, from his hippie youth to the founding of Apple in 1976. And to take the role of Steve Jobs , the actor envisaged would be Ashton Kutcher! For its part, the press amused to note that the actor, recently separated from Demi Moore, is known for his love of social networks.
Accustomed to playing roles in romantic comedy for a number of years, Ashton Kutcher is currently a hit in the My Uncle Charlie series, where he replaced Charlie Sheen sacked due to various excesses. Launched under the umbrella of the independent cinema but carried by the popularity of the inventor of the century, "Jobs" should offer its career a new breath, far from Valentine’s Day, Kiss & Kill, Sex Friends and other Happy New Year.
Is it a point of April? Impossible to know. In any case, the article by Variety who revealed the information presents all the appearances of the serious. And to add even more weight to his scoop, the author of the article, Jeff Sneider, declared on his Twitter that April 1 is "timing is badly chosen" for this kind of news.
As for timing, the shooting of “Jobs” should start as early as next month. Please note that the shooting of the episodes of the series "My Uncle Charlie" is currently on break, this should allow Ashton Kutcher to devote some time to it.
Finally, remember that young Steve Jobs was already played by Noah Wyle in the movie “The Pirates of Silicon Valley” in 1999.
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