Christian Bale won't play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic, report claims

By Shawn Knight
Nov 3, 2014
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  1. Hollywood A-lister Christian Bale has reportedly bailed (no pun intended) on his role as Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic of the Apple co-founder.

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  2. JakeT

    JakeT TS Member Posts: 74   +20

    Good news.
  3. Good news everyone!
  4. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    Yeah you totally intended that 'pun'.
  5. Nilbud

    Nilbud TS Enthusiast Posts: 32   +10

    "Wozniak’s character would likely only be featured in a minor supporting role."

    Not if the film were in any way accurate. Jobs was just a crooked salesrep and a filthy libertarian douchebag.
  6. RustyTech

    RustyTech TS Guru Posts: 814   +382

    Good for him...this would have probably ruined his carrier.
  7. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,370   +2,161

    'Filthy libertarian' is a new one. Care to enlighten me?
  8. Just how many films are they going to make about him? Jeez... gotta keep milking the Apple sheep I suppose.
  9. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    Sigh... I'm bothered by biopics, be it good or bad. They are just big excuses for actors to win Oscars. It’s a corrupted cinema. Even the most interesting person – if they are telling their life from beginning to end, it’s going to be a boring movie. If they do this, they have to do a comic book version of their whole life.

    Glad Christian Bale left this one. Not worth putting in his filmography.

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