Tag Archive: Biopic


Disney president says Jobs would have been ‘appalled’ by Sorkin’s biopic

The real Steve Jobs would have been “appalled” at being the subject of a movie biopic like Steve Jobs, claims Pixar and Walt Disney Animation president Ed Catmull in a new interview. Check out Catmull’s comments about the unfortunate box office bomb below. “[The filmmakers] can’t tell the story because the story’s wrong,” Catmull says. […]

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Sore over Sorkin’s biopic? Steve Jobs tribute cartoon will make you smile

So maybe fans and friends of Steve Jobs think the Aaron Sorkin film was a bit of a hatchet job on the late mercurial genius who started Apple. An IT company in the Ukraine called QuartSoft released an animated biography of Jobs this week as a way to thank him “for letting us enjoy the […]

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Jobs done? Sorkin’s biopic flops on opening weekend

Steve Jobs had his toughest two days at the box office this weekend since the real Jobs launched the poor-selling Power Mac G4 Cube. The long-awaited Aaron Sorkin biopic turned to not be that eagerly-anticipated after all, since it limped to a disappointing $ 7.3 million on its first weekend of wide release. For those keeping track […]

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Kate Winslet says upcoming Steve Jobs biopic ‘like Hamlet’

Actress and one of the stars in the upcoming biopic aptly named Steve Jobs Kate Winslet, dished about some details of the movie. It seems she’s pretty enthusiastic about it, proudly boasting about how the film was made. She also had…Read more ›

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube introduce Straight Outta Compton biopic

Dr. Dre became one of the most iconic figures in tech last year when Apple acquired his company, Beats Electronics. But before the doctor was making billions off overpriced headphones, he started a revolution in the music world with his…Read more ›

The ‘Steve Jobs’ biopic has started shooting in Los Altos

After a number of delays in production, and a seemingly endless search for a leading man, Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming biopic about Steve Jobs has finally started shooting, at the garage where Jobs and Wozniak founded Apple back in 1976. According…Read more ›

Natalie Portman in talks to star in Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman may play a major role in the upcoming Steve Jobs movie scripted by Oscar-winner Aaron Sorkin. The actress is in talks to join the film, reports Deadline, and while the details of her role are unknown, she’s expected…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’s daughter Lisa will be the “heroine” of Aaron Sorkin’s biopic

Between Pirates of Silicon Valley and Jobs, there have already been two Steve Jobs bio pics. How’s Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming joint going to be able to differentiate itself from them? Apparently, by casting Steve Jobs’s estranged daughter as the film’s…Read more ›

Seth Rogen to play Woz in Jobs biopic

Seth Rogen just landed the role to play Christian Bale’s sidekick in Sony’s upcoming biopic on Steve Jobs. Rogen will reportedly don the mantle of Steve Wozniak, according to Variety, in the film written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny…Read more ›

Seth Rogen to play Woz in Jobs biopic

Seth Rogen just landed the role to play Christian Bale’s sidekick in Sony’s upcoming biopic on Steve Jobs. Rogen will reportedly don the mantle of Steve Wozniak, according to Variety, in the film written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny…Read more ›