With Christian Bale and David Fincher off the rumor mill for the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs movie room has opened up for Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle. Sorkin and Fincher had previously worked together for Social Network and although there doesn't seem to be any Sorkin/Boyle connection, DiCaprio and Boyle previously worked together on The Beach (I don't remember it either). The Hollywood Reporter claims the exclusive:
Sources caution that deals are not done. And DiCaprio has committed to star in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s thriller The Revenant for New Regency starting in September.
This Steve Jobs movie, not to be confused with the Ashton Kutcher version, is backed by Sony and based on Walter Isaacson's official biography. Sorkin is said to be setting it around three scenes, leading up to the introduction of the Mac, iMac, and iPod,
Unless and until anyone is signed, expect drama to continue on the production until it's completed production. Now, um, anyone else having trouble seeing DiCaprio as Jobs?