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Leonardo DiCaprio Is the Latest Rumored Steve Jobs

Out with the Bale, in the with the Leo? The Hollywood Reporter is saying that the actor/director duo that Sony may snag for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is none other than Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle, the same team that brought you the movie The Beach back in 2000. This new high-powered combination would replace that previously rumored pairing–Christian …

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David Fincher Reportedly Wants Christian Bale (and Only Christian Bale) to Play Steve Jobs

In a turn of unbaleievable news coming out of the long-awaited Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic saga, it appears that David Fincher is holding out for Christian Bale for his lead. According to The Wrap, who quotes an individual familiar with the project (as opposed to unfamiliar), David Fincher says he will only direct the upcoming film if Christian Bale …

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Ryan Gosling to Produce a Busby Berkeley Biopic

Ryan Gosling just inked a deal with Warner Bros. Pictures to produce, and possibly star in, a biopic about Busby Berkeley. The WB Studios just bought the rights to the biography Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley by Jeffrey Spivak. Marc Platt will also produce the film with Gosling. The men worked together previously on the critically acclaimed …

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‘Gates’ Proves Steve Jobs Isn’t the Only One Who Deserves a Blockbuster Biopic

Tomorrow brings the wide release of Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic. And some time next year, we’ll get another Steve Jobs biopic – one penned by Aaron Sorkin based on the bestselling biography by Walter Isaacson. But why is Steve Jobs getting all the love? I mean, besides the fact that he’s recently deceased. What about another important …

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New ‘Jobs’ Trailer Shows More Kutcher

Apple fans and movie fans alike were skeptical of the new Steve Jobs biopic when Ashton Kutcher was announced to be playing the title role in Jobs. Since that time, pictures from the set have reassured everyone that Kutcher can be made up to look like Jobs’ doppelganger. The

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Mr. Rogers Biopic Is In The Near Future

Mr. Rogers was so insanely influential to a generation of kids–and possibly their kids–that it’s hard to believe a biopic hasn’t already been done about him. But never fear, Neighborhood Kids: it’s coming. Deadline reported that Treehouse Pictures has snatched up the spec script written by Alexis Jolly, whose credits include writing for the Ellen Degeneres Show. Looks like they’ll …

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iSteve, Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs Biopic, Is Now Available

Here it is, your first official Steve Jobs biopic in what is sure to be a long line of Steve Jobs biopics released after his death in October of 2011. And it’s Funny or Die’s iSteve. After being delayed a couple of days in light of the Boston Marathon attacks, Funny or Die has finally released the film for you …

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iSteve, Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs Biopic, Was Written in 3 Days and Filmed in 5

As you may know, Funny or Die is debuting their own Steve Jobs biopic next week. It’s called iSteve, and will hit the interwebs on April 15th. Funny or Die producer Allison Hord sat down with Bloomberg TV to discuss the project. In that interview, we learn that the 72-minute-long film was written in 3 days and shot in 5. …

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Ashton Kutcher (Made-up) Looks Just Like Older Steve Jobs Too

We’ve all seen Ashton Kutcher’s uncanny resemblance to a young Steve Jobs, with his tall frame, medium-length brown hair, and beard. Though we don’t know how all of the other parts of the performance will fall into place (we’ve only seen one short clip), we can all agree that we won’t have to suspend our disbelief that much when it …

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Ashton Kutcher Nails the Steve Jobs Look, Film to Show at Sundance

When we heard the news that Ashton Kutcher was set to star as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a 2013 biopic, I think some of us thought it was a joke. I mean, the news did hit around April Fool’s Day. But once the knee-jerk reaction was over and I had the chance to think about it a little more, …

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Aaron Sorkin: Whoever Plays Steve Jobs Needs To Be Intelligent

Earlier this month, we received confirmation on the rumor that Aaron Sorkin would be the man to adapt the screenplay for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. The film, slated for release in 2014, will be based on Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography Steve Jobs. I’m sure most people feel Sorkin is up to the task, if not the perfect man for …

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Ashton Kutcher Wants An Oscar For The Steve Jobs Biopic

I think that we can all agree on our initial reaction to the news that Ashton Kutcher was set to portray Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. “What?” But after everyone settled down and it was confirmed that it wasn’t some April Fool’s joke, I started to think. To be more accurate, I started to look at the plethora of …

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