Christian Bale is top pick to play Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin's biopic

Shawn Knight

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Sony Pictures Entertainment and Columbia Pictures commissioned Aaron Sorkin to pen the screenplay for a Steve Jobs biopic in mid-2012. We've since learned that David Fincher is in talks to direct the film based on Walter Isaacson's authorized biography and...

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Noah Wyle has already done the best Jobs depiction in my book. Also, why the need so soon for another Jobs flick - is the movie public demanding this. Its like the Spiderman (or Batman) reboot where they replace the goofy American actor with a brit, and dump the odd-ball director for a no-nonsense guy with a serious script. The Batman reboot (with Christian Bale, I might add) worked, while the Spiderman reboot (which came too soon after the previous set of movies), not so much.

Mike Steele

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Iwas never an apple fan but I thought steve jobs was an interesting person. I hope the movie tells a good story


Who cares? Let the self-obsessed dead former leader of a dying company just be dead.