Tag Archive: Sorkin


Battle of the Jobs: Kutcher beats Sorkin at the box office

It’s no secret that Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs has been a massive flop in theaters, but an interesting comparison with the notorious Ashton Kutcher-starring biopic Jobs shows something surprising: Kutcher’s movie may ultimately emerge the box office winner. Steve Jobs has so far made $ 17.8 million at the box office since its […]

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Sorkin: My conscience is clear about Steve Jobs movie accuracy

Steve Jobs screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says his “conscience is clear” over accusations that his movie doesn’t portray events as they actually happened. People have been split over the Steve Jobs movie, with some (like Woz, John Sculley, and Andy Hertzfeld) saying it’s a great achievement, and others (Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Laurene Powell Jobs) arguing […]

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Steve Jobs‘ Aaron Sorkin apologizes to Tim Cook. Sort of.

Steve Jobs writer Aaron Sorkin has been doing the media rounds as of late. Last night he appeared on Conan, where he made a kinda-sorta apology to Tim Cook for their recent falling-out — only to then turn around and joke about Apple hacking his personal files. As you do. Tim Cook and Sorkin’s war-of-words started after Cook […]

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Chill, haters — Sorkin says you might like his Steve Jobs flick

Laurene Powell Jobs and Tim Cook have slammed Aaron Sorkins’ upcoming biopic on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, but according to the Sorkin, they actually might like it, if they ever go see it. Apple CEO Tim Cook has opposed the film by calling out “opportunistic” filmmakers like Sorkin for making movies about Jobs, while Steve’s […]

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iSorry: Aaron Sorkin apologizes to Tim Cook

Tim Cook and Steve Jobs screenwriter Aaron Sorkin had a war of words last week. First off, Cook made some disparaging comments about the upcoming movie biopic on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert — prompting Sorkin to lash back by criticizing Apple for employing a “factory full of children in China” who are paid “17 cents an hour” […]

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Aaron Sorkin to Tim Cook: ‘You’ve got a lot of nerve’

Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter for the upcoming Steve Jobs movie, didn’t hold back his feelings about Tim Cook’s recent comments. Sorkin said that Cook has “a lot of nerve” calling his film “opportunistic,” which seems to imply that the filmmakers are capitalizing on Steve Jobs’ death. Sorkin threw additional shots too. “Nobody did this movie to get rich,” Sorkin […]

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Aaron Sorkin parody proves he’s perfect for Steve Jobs movie

Aaron Sorkin parodies have been doing the rounds since The West Wing started, but this one from Late Night with Seth Meyers is one of the best I’ve ever seen. Somewhat bizarrely it also does the best job of anything…Read more ›

Aaron Sorkin says Hollywood could make 10 more Steve Jobs movies

Aaron Sorkin was tapped by Sony to write the ultimate Steve Jobs movie, but the Oscar winning screenwriter says despite tons of other movies and books written about Jobs, Hollywood could make 10 more Steve Jobs movies and they’d all…Read more ›

Jobs Movie Will Portray Steve As ‘Part Hero, Part Antihero,’ Says Sorkin

Like any good Apple product, there isn’t too much publicly confirmed about Jobs — the forthcoming movie about Apple’s late CEO, penned by Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. However, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter did take a moment on Monday to shed…Read more ›

Aaron Sorkin Admits He’s Considering Offer to Create The Steve Jobs Biopic

On October 25th, MMi’s Phillip Swansonreportedthat Sony Pictures, which recently acquired the rights to Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, has reached out to iconic Hollywood scribe Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, A Few Good Men, The West Wing, The American President, Moneyball, etc.) to bring the book to life on the silver screen. Sorkin is now speaking out for the first time about the project in a new interview with E! Online. “Sony has  [Read More…]