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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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Steve Jobs’ favorite reviewer slams Aaron Sorkin’s new movie

Technology journalist Walt Mossberg opened up about the Steve Jobs movie debuting in theaters this Friday and he didn’t have many kind things to say about it. Mossberg, who knew Steve Jobs for 14 years before his passing, recalls the numerous occasions in which they talked and spent time together including in interviews. None of those […]

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How Aaron Sorkin’s interview with Lisa changed Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’ relationship with his first daughter, Lisa, plays a major role in the upcoming Steve Jobs movie, but according to screen writer Aaron Sorkin, that wouldn’t have been the case had he not scored a key interview even Walter Isaacson never got. Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Steve’s first daughter, spent some time with Aaron Sorkin before he […]

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Sorkin’s secret to writing Steve Jobs movie? Panic

By taking place as a series of backstage vignettes at different product launches, the upcoming Steve Jobs movie is sure to be different to any other Jobs movie we’ve seen before. In a new interview, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin laid out his reasons for writing the movie in the way he did. The secret? A whole […]

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Actor reveals unique rehearsal process for Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Jobs’

The latest Steve Jobs movie directed by Danny Boyle is scheduled for release in less that two months, and while the screenplay written by Aaron Sorkin has received a lot of attention, actor Michael Stuhlbarg says the rehearsal process was just as crazy as the script. Stuhlbarg, who plays Andy Hertzfeld — one of the […]

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie finally gets a release date

We’ve been waiting nearly three years to get a glimpse of Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic, and while filming is just getting underway in California, Universal Pictures has finally announced when we can expect to see it on the big screen.…

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Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie starts filling out cast with supporting roles

Aaron Sorkin’s ill-fated Steve Jobs script is starting to actually become a reality, even after pretty much everything about the project was unearthed by the hacking of Sony Pictures. After nailing down Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogan to…

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Sony hack reveals dirty secrets behind Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie

If Aaron Sorkin had his way, Tom Cruise would be Steve Jobs. That’s one of the juicy details to have surfaced from leaked emails between Sorkin and Sony, the studio Sorkin had originally partnered with to make the film. The leaks also reveal…

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