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    Why Did Sony Pass on Sorkin, Boyle and Rudin's Troubled 'Jobs'?

    Why does a studio put in turnaround a high-profile movie based on a global bestseller that many people want to see?

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    Screen Talk: Mike Nichols, Steve Jobs Biopic, Oscar Updates and Doc Shortlists

    On our weekly Screen Talk podcast, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I share our recent Oscar catch-ups and love of Mike Nichols and Studio Ghibli. And why did Sony pass on the Steve Jobs biopic?

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    Danny Boyle All But Confirmed for Sony's "Jobs" Movie

    Some outlets are reporting that Danny Boyle (“Trainspotting” “Slumdog Millionaire”) is the new director on Sony’s “Jobs” biopic and some are reporting both sides are close to an agreement. Either way it’s an interesting fit.

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    David Fincher Won't Direct Aaron Sorkin-Penned Steve Jobs Movie

    A Steve Jobs biopic. Sony and Scott Rudin producing, Aaron Sorkin had written the script and David Fincher in the directing chair. It’s basically a dream re-team of the key principals behind “The Social Network,” which worked out swimmingly well for everyone, right?

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    Wish List: David Fincher Reportedly Wants Christian Bale To Play Steve Jobs In Developing Biopic

    Yes, the idea of Christian Bale playing Steve Jobs in a biopic is totally inspired. But let's just make it clear: right now it's just an idea.

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    The Apple Network: David Fincher May Direct Aaron Sorkin Penned Steve Jobs Biopic

    "A movie about Facebook? Good luck"—that was the sentiment of many upon first hearing about "The Social Network," but they underestimated the talent involved. Featuring a crackling script by Aaron Sorkin and precise, energetic direction by David Fincher, the film was less about the actual website, a...

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    This Weekend: See 'Cutie and the Boxer,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler,' 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'; Skip 'Jobs' and 'Kick-Ass 2'

    Be on the lookout for a few can't-miss films this weekend. Zachary Heinzerling's Sundance documentary "Cutie and the Boxer," on famed Japenese artist couple Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, is receiving rave reviews for its humorous yet unsentimental portrayal of the creative passion that still burns lat...

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    Watch: Ashton Kutcher Starts a Small Tech Company Called Apple in the 'Jobs' Trailer

    After premiering to mixed reviews back at Sundance in January and having its initial April release date delayed, Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs" has finally premiered a trailer online ahead of its theatrical release near the end of the summer. "Jobs" is not to be confused with the Aaron Sorkin-scripted mov...

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    Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs' Biopic To Be Released August 16

    Open Road Films has announced August 16, 2013 as the release date for "Jobs," the first of two upcoming biopics on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. This is not the Aaron Sorkin-scripted, three-scene drama based on Walter Isaacson's official biography of the late technology giant. That film is still bein...

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    Open Road to Release 'jOBS,' Starring Ashton Kutcher, on August 16 UPDATED

    Open Road will release "jOBS," starring Ashton Kutcher as the Apple visionary Steve Jobs, nationwide on August 16.

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