Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic, shooting begins soon

By Justin Kahn
Oct 23, 2014
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  1. There are many big name Hollywood actors reported to be on the short list to play Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic. Already set with director Danny Boyle at the helm, it has now been confirmed that Christian Bale, as...

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  2. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 315   +114


    That being said, both have been claimed to be difficult to work with and would throw fits by the people that worked for/with them, so I suppose it's only fitting.
  3. A douche playing a douche. Should fit in seemlessly,
  4. Was going to say same thing!
    more like this however: A-hole playing an A-hole, not much acting required
  5. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 292   +68

    Say what you will about Christian Bale but he is truly one of the best actors judging by his work, see Fighters, the Flowers of Wars, the Prestige, etc. If you judge him by his work in Batman... Well, you need to watch more than action flicks :)
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  6. EClyde

    EClyde TS Maniac Posts: 615   +143

  7. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,258

    Just wondering whether his agent just forwarded a copy of American Psycho to the studio for the casting call.
  8. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,374   +2,162

    I'm cool with this so long as he performs the entire script using the Batman voice.
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  9. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Guru Posts: 465   +96

    How many films will they make about Steve Jobs? Even some Apple fans have to be saying wtf.
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  10. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    The Machinist...
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  11. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,107   +1,376

    Hollywood joke:
    How many douchebag actors does it take to play Steve Jobs?
  12. Jos

    Jos TechSpot Staff Posts: 2,636   +86

    It looks like that's exactly the plan going by this sneak peek on Conan:

  13. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 292   +68

    Wow. What a performance by a little boy. Thanks for the clip.
    EClyde likes this.

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