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Christian Bale confirmed as playing Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

Last week, Hollywood trade publications said that actor Christian Bale was in talks to play Apple's late founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. Now the movie's screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has confirmed that not only has Bale won the role of Jobs but predicts that he "is gonna crush it." In an...
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Jeff Daniels could play John Sculley in troubled Steve Jobs biopic

A new report claims that actor Jeff Daniels is in the running to portray Apple's former CEO John Sculley in the upcoming Universal Pictures biopic of Steve Jobs. If that happens, Daniels will be working again with Aaron Sorkin, who is writing the script for the movie based on Walter Isaacson's...
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Universal buys Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender cast in the lead role

As rumored last week, Universal Studios has finalized the purchase of the Steve Jobs biopic from Sony for a reported $30 million. Scripted by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, the movie is set to star Michael Fassbender in the lead role, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A deal...

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Judge rules against making Steve Jobs' taped deposition public

Judge rules against making Steve Jobs' taped deposition public

Apple may have scored a major victory in its recent iTunes antitrust case this week, but the wins keep on coming. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers said on Wednesday that Steve Jobs' deposition, videotaped shortly before his death in 2011, will not be made public. Judge Rogers...
Hacked Sony email reveals David Fincher's excitement for Jobs biopic script

Hacked Sony email reveals David Fincher's excitement for Jobs biopic script

The drama just keeps coming as documents continue to leak in the Sony Pictures hack. After learning earlier this week that Tom Cruise was considered for the lead in Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic, a leaked email has provided a glimpse at David Fincher's excitement around potentially directing...
Apple lawyers blast media for wanting to show dead man in Steve Jobs' video deposition

Apple lawyers blast media for wanting access to Steve Jobs' video to show 'dead man'

We reported earlier today that news outlets were petitioning to have Steve Jobs' video deposition that was used in the iPod class action suit released to the public. Apple's lawyers fired back Tuesday evening with a response claiming that the media simply wants to see a dead man. According to...
Tom Cruise was considered for lead role in upcoming Steve Jobs biopic

Tom Cruise was considered for lead role in upcoming Steve Jobs biopic

With the recent leak of documents from Sony Pictures, Apple fans are getting a look at some previously unknown casting details in Aaron Sorkin's highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic. The most interesting tidbit is that Sorkin was originally planning to tap Tom Cruise to play the Apple co-founder...
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Jeff Daniels could play John Sculley in troubled Steve Jobs biopic

A new report claims that actor Jeff Daniels is in the running to portray Apple's former CEO John Sculley in the upcoming Universal Pictures biopic of Steve Jobs. If that happens, Daniels will be working again with Aaron Sorkin, who is writing the script for the movie based on Walter Isaacson's...
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News outlets battle the courts to see 2011 deposition video of Steve Jobs released

Footage of Apple's late co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs may be released to the public after being played in an antitrust court case just last week. Lawyers representing the Associated Press, Bloomberg and CNN have filed a motion with the courts to have said deposition media – recorded back in 2011...
Leaked document reveals DiCaprio's importance as Steve Jobs to Sony

Leaked document reveals DiCaprio's importance as Steve Jobs to Sony

Leaked documents from the Sony Pictures hack reveal why the studio had pulled out from producing the Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography. According to the leak of Sony's internal forecast of the film, the studio projected that revenue for the movie would drop by as much as 25...
Natalie Portman reportedly passes on Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman reportedly passes on Steve Jobs biopic

It is now being reported that actress Natalie Portman will not be playing the female lead in the Steve Jobs biopic. The movie, based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the late Apple co-founder, is said to still be on track for its spring production date. Reasons were not disclosed as to why...
Emails, testimony from Steve Jobs to be used in class-action iPod lawsuit

Emails, testimony from Steve Jobs to be used in class-action iPod lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit brought against Apple over restrictions placed on the iPod will begin tomorrow, with emails and video of the late Steve Jobs taking a center stage. The suit alleges that Apple used their market position in digital music to block competition and strengthen its monopoly by...
Steve Jobs awarded 141 new patents since his death

Steve Jobs awarded 141 new patents since his death

After the late Apple co-founder's death several years ago, Steve Jobs didn't just leave a lasting legacy behind, but he continues to build this legacy posthumously. Since his passing, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jobs an additional 141 patents, taking the total number...

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