Aaron Sorkin to Adapt STEVE JOBS Biopic for Sony
Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin will bring Steve Jobs’ life to the big screen says Variety, the movie will be based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography simply titled Steve Jobs. Sorkin wrote The Social Network for which he won the Oscar; he was also nominated for Moneyball.
“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,” Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, said in a statement.
There are rumors that Noah Wyle and George Clooney are in the running to play Jobs. these have not been confirmed. There is also an indie pic being made starring Ashton Kutcher titled Jobs.