Filmmaker Danny Boyle’s biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will release on October 9, this year. The film, adapted from Walter Isaacson’s biography Steve Jobs, is written by Aaron Sorkin and stars Michael Fassbender in the lead role. Actor Seth Rogen stars as co-founder Steve Wozniak. Also Read - iPhone SE 256GB variant has been discontinued
‘Steve Jobs’ will see competition from ‘Vacation’ reboot, Halle Berry-starrer thriller ‘Kidnap’ and Buena Vista’s ‘The Finest Hours’, starring Chris Pine, as they release on the same date. Also Read - Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale to begin soon: Up to 80 percent discount on electronics
The Jobs biopic was originally set up at Sony, but Universal announced that it had picked up the film on November 24 last year. Before Fassbender, 37, eventually nabbed the lead role, multiple actors had been attached to star as Jobs in the film, including Christian Bale and Leonardo DiCaprio. Also Read - Apple discontinues its “most popular” iPhone in India following iPhone 13 launch
The film also stars Kate Winslet, Jeff Daniels and Katherine Waterston in pivotal roles.