Steve Jobs Movie May Be Made by Sony Pictures

Steve Jobs Biopic

The Steve Jobs biography that everyone has been anticipating will be available sooner than expected. Originally slated for a 2012 release, Simon & Shuster now reveals that the book by former CNN chairman and Time Magazine managing editor Walter Isaacson will be released October 24th.

Plus, Sony Pictures is already trying to buy the rights for the authorized biography so the studio can make a movie.

Although Jobs cooperated with the book, he asked for no control over what was written nor even the right to read it before it was published. He put nothing off-limits. Isaacson reportedly conducted over 40 interviews with Jobs in addition to interviewing over 100 of Jobs' friends, family, colleagues and competitors.

Only one movie has been made about Jobs. Pirates of Silicon Valley was broadcast on TNT in 1999 and starred Noah Wyle as Jobs and Anthony Michael Hall as Bill Gates. Some say Wyle should be tapped to play Jobs again, while others suggest Edward Norton, Ashton Kutcher, James Franco, or Ralph Fiennes.

Source: Deadline, Photo: Wikipedia 

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