Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
  • 2015
  • US
  • 2h 2min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Danny Boyle
  • Written by: Aaron Sorkin, Walter Isaacson
  • Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen
  • UK release: 13 November 2015

Unflattering but impressively multifaceted portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs (Fassbender), centring on three key product launches: the Macintosh, the NeXT and the iMac. Boyle and Sorkin whip up genuine suspense, and the cast (Winslet, Daniels, Rogen) perform with furious conviction, with Fassbender unearthing the guilt-ridden and damaged man beneath the arrogant facade.

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Kate Winslet reveals Steve Jobs movie fears

19 Oct 2015

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Kate Winslet was paranoid about fluffing her lines while making 'Steve Jobs'. The 40-year-old actress - who stars as Joanna Hoffman, a member of the original Mac team, in the new Danny Boyle-directed movie - has revealed she became anxious during…

Danny Boyle: Steve Jobs was like a film director

19 Oct 2015

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Danny Boyle thinks Steve Jobs' working life was similar to that of a film director. The 58-year-old movie-maker has helmed the new film about the Apple co-founder and has revealed he sees "similarities" between his chosen profession and what the tech…

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LFF 2015: Michael Fassbender astonishes yet again as the Apple co-founder

'People don't know what they want until you show it to them,' declares Apple co-founder Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender), a man who doesn't half believe his own hype. Based on Walter Isaacson's authorised biography, with a screenplay penned by Aaron…

Danny Boyle hails Kate Winslet

17 Oct 2015

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Kate Winslet "would fix everything" on the set of 'Steve Jobs', according to director Danny Boyle. The British filmmaker admits he couldn't have coped without the Oscar winner's support on the set of the new movie, in which she plays the late Apple…

Steve Jobs movie 'isn't factually accurate'

14 Oct 2015

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Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' isn't factually accurate, according to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The 65-year-old computer pioneer has revealed that sizeable amounts of the new movie are made up - but he still found it "enjoyable" to watch. He shared…

Leonardo DiCaprio 'was urged to reject Steve Jobs biopic'

8 Oct 2015

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Leonardo DiCaprio was urged by Steve Jobs' widow to reject the chance to play the former Apple boss. Laurene Powell Jobs - who opposes the Danny Boyle-directed project - was reportedly so keen to stop it being made that she personally contacted the…

Michael Fassbender studied Ashton Kutcher for Steve Jobs

5 Oct 2015

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Michael Fassbender has joked he studied Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs. The 'Prometheus' star portrays the Apple co-founder in the upcoming biopic - which shares its name with the late American entrepreneur - and he cheekily has claimed he based his…

Kate Winslet found Steve Jobs biopic exhausting

2 Oct 2015

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Kate Winslet found shooting the 'Steve Jobs' biopic "pretty gross" because the filming days were so long. The 39-year-old actress admitted she moaned to one of the crew members on set because of the "ridiculous" 12-hour shifts she and her co-star…

Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic 'is opportunistic'

17 Sep 2015

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Danny Boyle's biopic of Steve Jobs has been branded "opportunistic" by Apple CEO Tim Cook. The eagerly-awaited new movie about the co-founder of the technology giant stars the likes of Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet and Seth Rogen - but the man…

Danny Boyle: I've learned about acting from Michael Fassbender

7 Sep 2015

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Danny Boyle learned "about film acting" by watching Michael Fassbender on the set of 'Steve Jobs'. The acclaimed director, whose previous film credits include 'Trainspotting' and 'Slumdog Millionaire', has revealed he was wowed by Fassbender and Kate…

Steve Jobs to close BFI London Film Festival

6 Aug 2015

Danny Boyle’s biopic of the late Apple guru will have its European premiere at the festival

The closing night film for this year’s BFI London Film Festival will be Steve Jobs, a biopic of the late tech pioneer who died in 2011. The film is directed by Danny Boyle, whose films Slumdog Millionaire and 127 Hours have closed previous BFI Film…

Steve Jobs biopic gets release date

5 Feb 2015

Film gossip

'Steve Jobs' will be released in October. The movie - which is based on the biography of the late Apple Inc. CEO, co-founder and chairman - is expected to open in cinemas on October 9th, Universal Pictures have announced. Production has only just begun…

Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet cast in Steve Jobs biopic

29 Jan 2015

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Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet have been cast in the new Steve Jobs biopic. Universal Pictures has confirmed Fassbender will take on the lead role in the Danny Boyle-directed movie, while Rogen will play Jobs's earlier collaborator at…

Katherine Waterston cast as female lead in Steve Jobs biopic

24 Dec 2014

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Katherine Waterston has been cast as the female lead in the Steve Jobs biopic. The eagerly awaited film has encountered numerous casting problems over the last few months - such as Christian Bale backing out of the project - but it finally appears to be…

Aaron Sorkin wanted Tom Cruise for Steve Jobs biopic

11 Dec 2014

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Aaron Sorkin wanted Tom Cruise to play Steve Jobs in the new biopic about the Apple co-founder. Leaked Sony emails show that the role - which has subsequently been handed to Michael Fassbender - was initially set aside for Tom, who was described by…

Jeff Daniels lined up for role in Steve Jobs biopic

10 Dec 2014

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Jeff Daniels is being eyed for a role in the new Steve Jobs biopic. The 59-year-old actor is being lined up to play the part of John Sculley, the CEO of Apple from 1983 to 1993, who met with scriptwriter Aaron Sorkin when he was researching the…

Natalie Portman passes on Steve Jobs film

9 Dec 2014

Film gossip

Natalie Portman has rejected the chance to appear as the female lead in the new Steve Jobs biopic. 'Jobs' has already encountered casting problems - with Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale both withdrawing from the main role - and the 'Black Swan…

Natalie Portman up for Jobs biopic

27 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Natalie Portman is in talks for a role in the Steve Jobs biopic. The 'Black Swan' actress is negotiating a deal to play a "major role" in the movie about the Apple co-founder - who died from pancreatic cancer in 2011 aged 56 - though the exact details…

Sony Pictures drop Steve Jobs biopic

20 Nov 2014

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Sony Pictures has pulled out of the planned Steve Jobs biopic. A movie about the Apple co-founder - who tragically passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2011, aged 56 - has been in the works for several months, but the studio has now decided it does not…

Michael Fassbender reportedly in talks to play Steve Jobs

18 Nov 2014

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The Steve Jobs biopic will focus heavily on the late Apple founder's relationship with his eldest daughter. The Sony produced biopic is based on a script by writer Aaron Sorkin and he has revealed the thing that most fascinates him about Jobs is his…

Michael Fassbender to play Steve Jobs?

5 Nov 2014

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Michael Fassbender is reportedly in early talks for the role of Steve Jobs. The '12 Years A Slave' actor has been approached to star in the upcoming biopic of the Apple founder after it was revealed Christian Bale had exited the project earlier this…

Christian Bale exits Steve Jobs biopic

4 Nov 2014

Film gossip

Christian Bale has withdrawn from Danny Boyle's biopic of Steve Jobs. The Oscar-winning actor decided to withdraw from the much-anticipated project after concluding he wasn't the right man to play the part of the Apple co-founder, who died in 2011. The…

Seth Rogen to star in Steve Jobs biopic

31 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Seth Rogen is in talks to star in Sony's Steve Jobs biopic. The 'Bad Neighbours' star is in negotiations with the studio to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - who created the Apple I computer and co-created the Apple II computer in the…

Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs

24 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Christian Bale has been confirmed to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. The 'Dark Knight Rises' actor will take on the role of the late Apple co-founder - who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in October 2011 - in an upcoming movie, and Aaron…

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs?

16 Oct 2014

Film gossip

Christian Bale is in talks for the title role in a Steve Jobs biopic. The 'American Hustle' actor has reportedly been in discussions with Sony who want Christian to play the Apple co-founder in a biopic based on his life. Famed director Danny Boyle has…

Danny Boyle, Leonardo DiCaprio for Steve Jobs movie?

22 Apr 2014

Film gossip

Danny Boyle and Leonardo DiCaprio could reunite on Sony Pictures' Steve Jobs biopic. The Oscar-winning director is being eyed to replace fellow visionary David Fincher at the helm of the untitled movie - scripted by 'The Social Network' scribe Aaron…

Aaron Sorkin's Jobs biopic to have three scenes

16 Nov 2012

Film gossip

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic will comprise just three scenes. The 'Social Network' screenwriter is working on a movie about the life of the Apple co-founder and plans to employ an unusual narrative structure. According to the Daily Beast's twitter…

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