It's Oscar-winner Aaron Sorkin vs Ashton Kutcher in the 'who can put out the best film about Steve Jobs' competition. Kutcher recently became attached to play Steve Jobs in the independent film, Jobs, which traces the extraordinary path of the Apple visionary. And now Sony has announced Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) will adapt Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography, Steve Jobs, for the big screen.
According to Sony, Isaacson's book on Jobs was the biggest seller on Amazon in 2011.
Making the announcement of Sorkin's attachment to the film, Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, stated: "Steve Jobs' story is unique: he was one of the most revolutionary and influential men not just of our time but of all time. There is no writer working in Hollywood today who is more capable of capturing such an extraordinary life for the screen than Aaron Sorkin; in his hands, we're confident that the film will be everything that Jobs himself was: captivating, entertaining, and polarizing."
Sony hasn't announced who will direct or who's in the running to play the late Steve Jobs.
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