The seemingly troubled Steve Jobs biopic now being produced at Universal Pictures apparently wasn't always so complicated, as newly leaked emails from the Sony hack reveal in our Friday Morning Report. We've also got details on a new Adobe pickup, and the addition of PayPal to Apple's Online Store, so get ready for the weekend by clicking ahead, won't you...?
The Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic has had a tough time casting its lead role, locking in a director, or even sticking with a studio, but things finally appear to be falling into place. Now at Universal and with Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) directing, the film is reportedly adding Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) as former Apple CEO John Sculley.
Hollywood loved former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, but Sony just can't seem to get an official screen adaptation of the iconic figure's life off the ground. Our Thursday Morning Report has details on how Sony grounded the high-flying project and what happens next, along with a nifty new Mac app for syncing video and music, plus an update to Adobe Lightroom. It's all right here, and only a click away!
Christian Bale seemed so perfect for the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Danny Boyle biopic. He had the acting chops, the looks, and of course, the temper. Alas, it's not to be. Despite a wave of excitement for his casting that brought coverage all the way to Conan O'Brien's show, the Hollywood Reporter claims that Bale stepped down because he believed he "was not right for the part."
According to a report by Variety, actor Seth Rogen will likely be playing Apple co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic starring Christian Bale. There's a touch of iffiness about the claim as TheWrap notes that Rogen doesn't have a deal in place, but most sources agree that Rogen is at least in talks for the role.
It's widely known that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs had a dark side, so why not go straight to The Dark Knight himself to play the iconic CEO on the big screen? Our Thursday Morning Report includes details on Sony's ambitious biopic, as well as Apple's pending retail invasion of China, plus Google's new take on email. Click and consume!
A new report claims that Christian Bale is currently in talks to star in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic, which has been plagued with false starts and changing team members almost since news of it first surfaced. Just last month, Leonardo DiCaprio was considering portraying the Apple co-founder, but he reportedly withdrew out of a desire for a lengthy break.
Steve Jobs was a powerful, influential, and often complex individual. Following a best-selling biography detailing intimate moments from his personal life, there are two separate films currently in the works about the former Apple CEO. While fewer details have come to light on the Aaron Sorkin-penned movie, a smaller independent film, titled jOBS, will hit the screen at next year's Sundance Film Festival.
It's the Monday before Black Friday, which is essentially the calm before the storm as U.S. shoppers prepare to gorge themselves on turkey and stuffing Thursday, then begin a mass exodus to retail stores everywhere in search of a bargain. The retail madness is starting even earlier this year, with some stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving night, so be careful if you're venturing out this week!
With not one but two movies currently in production about the life of Steve Jobs, Apple fans are rightfully wringing their hands wondering if the iconic co-founder’s life will be told properly. We’d place our bets on Sony’s version, which now carries the distinction of having Apple’s other co-founder as a consultant.