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News Nuggets: Watch Zach Galifianakis interview Brad Pitt with squirmingly-funny personal questions

12 hours ago | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

In one of the hottest new viral videos, Brad Pitt sits down with Zach Galifianakis for a funny new interview. Appearing on the Emmy-winning "Between Two Ferns," Pitt (or Bradley Pitts as he is called), is asked about how he lost his virginity, why he doesn't shower, and if it's difficult to stay tan while living in Angelina Jolie's shadow, among other topics. Pitt's responses with mostly deadpan expressions make it "his best interview yet." Look out for a cameo from comedian Louis C.K.. Hollywood Reporter -Break- Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirms that Christian Bale will play the late Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic for Sony. The project about the Apple founder has gone through a variety of changes with Leonardo DiCaprio originally circling the role under David Fincher and then Danny Boyle directing. Sorkin says, "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale. »

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Christian Bale Confirmed For Steve Jobs Biopic, To Appear in Every Frame of the Film

16 hours ago | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

After Leonardo DiCaprio dropped out of starring in Sony's Steve Jobs biopic, written by Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) and directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire), the studio reached out to Christian Bale as his possible replacement. In a new interview with Bloomberg, Sorkin confirmed that Bale has already signed on. "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale," he said. "The role is an extremely difficult role; he has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn't a scene or frame that he's not in." Sorkin previously said that the new movie will consist of only three scenes "that all take place in real time. Each will take place backstage before a product launch. The first one being the Mac, the second one being NeXT, after he had left Apple. And »

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Aaron Sorkin confirms Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs

21 hours ago | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

Aaron Sorkin has officially confirmed that Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s forthcoming biopic, telling Bloomberg TV that the production has snared the best man for the job. “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale,” says Sorkin. “He didn’t have to audition. Well, there was a meeting.” And according to Sorkin, his script will give Bale plenty to get his teeth into, with the film to be spread across three mammoth scenes, each set before the launch of a major Apple...

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Christian Bale Confirmed As Steve Jobs

23 October 2014 5:36 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Famed screenwriter and TV series producer Aaron Sorkin has confirmed last week's reports that Christian Bale will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the Danny Boyle-directed biopic which Sorkin wrote. Speaking with Bloomberg, Sorkin said:

"We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale. He didn't have to audition. Well, there was a meeting."

As previously revealed, the project will be three long segments following Jobs backstage before the launches of three famous Apple products - the Mac, the NeXT and the very first generation of iPod. As it's a Sorkin script as well, there's no shortage of rapid-fire dialogue according to the writer himself:

"He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn't a scene or a frame that he's not in. So it's an extremely difficult part and he is gonna crush it. »

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Why Christian Bale's Role As Steve Jobs Will Be One of the Hardest He's Ever Taken On

23 October 2014 2:15 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Earlier this year, we heard that David Fincher would only direct a movie based on the life and career of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs if Christian Bale agreed to star. Since then, Fincher dropped out and Danny Boyle came on board to helm Jobs, featuring a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin drawn from Walter Isaacson's biography. It's a challenging role, one that will track Jobs in real time during three pivotal events in Apple's history, and now Bale is officially attached to the film, which is scheduled to shoot next spring. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Sorkin spoke about the role, about Bale and why it's going to be one helluva difficult role to tackle. "He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies...

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Christian Bale confirmed for Steve Jobs biopic

23 October 2014 2:02 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In a recent development it seems Christian Bale has officially been confirmed for the role of technological innovator Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic on the entrepreneur’s life and achievements.

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) told Bloomberg in an interview after emphasising that Bale didn’t even have to audition for the role:

“He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn’t a scene or a frame that he’s not in. So it’s an extremely difficult part and he is gonna crush it.”

The film is based on the biography written by William Isaacson, which Sony bought the rights for before the book had officially been published.

Not only is Bale and Sorkin fully onboard for the project, it also seems Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) is set to be sitting in the director’s chair. »

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Christian Bale Is 'Steve Jobs' in Upcoming Biopic

23 October 2014 10:40 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed a report from last week that Christian Bale is playing Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the eponymous biopic, which is being directed by Danny Boyle.

During an interview with Bloomberg, Aaron Sorkin revealed that Christian Bale didn't have to audition for the role.

"We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale. He didn't have to audition. Well, there was a meeting."

Aaron Sorkin revealed in November 2012 that the entire movie will be divided into three long segments that take place backstage before Steve Jobs launched revolutionary Apple products Mac, NeXT and the original iPod. The writer revealed how much dialogue Christian Bale will have, while expressing his faith that the actor is the right man for the job.

"He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn't »

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale to Talk a Lot in Steve Jobs Biopic

23 October 2014 10:32 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Just over a week ago, we learned that Christian Bale was again in the running to play Steve Jobs in the new biopic about the Apple founder and technology innovator. Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) is directing the film with a script from Aaron Sorkin, and it's the acclaimed writer who confirms that Bale will indeed take the starring role in the film that is currently titled Jobs (though that might change since the Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher had the same title). In addition, Sorkin has more to say about the film, unsurprisingly noting that he's given Bale a lot to say as Jobs. More below! Speaking with Bloomberg Television, Sorkin said, "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale. He didn’t have to audition. Well, there was a meeting." And apparently that was good enough to give Bale the role, »

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Why Christian Bale's Role As Steve Jobs Will Be One of the Hardest He's Ever Taken On

23 October 2014 10:22 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Earlier this year, we heard that David Fincher would only direct a movie based on the life and career of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs if Christian Bale agreed to star. Since then, Fincher dropped out and Danny Boyle came on board to helm Jobs, featuring a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin drawn from Walter Isaacson's biography. It's a challenging role, one that will track Jobs in real time during three pivotal events in Apple's history, and now Bale is officially attached to the film,...

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It's Official: Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs in a New Biopic

23 October 2014 10:05 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Last week, word surfaced that Christian Bale was in talks to play Steve Jobs, and now, he's been confirmed for the role. Bale will portray the late Apple cofounder in an upcoming movie based on Walter Isaacson's 2011 biography, Steve Jobs. "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range, and that's Chris Bale," said screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. "He didn't have to audition." This project has been tossed around quite a bit, with names like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper, and Leonardo DiCaprio attached at various points. While David Fincher was once on board to direct, Danny Boyle is now at the helm. What do you think - can you see Bale as Jobs? Perhaps more so than Ashton Kutcher? »

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale For Steve Jobs Pic, Says He'll Have More Dialogue Than “3 Movies Combined'

23 October 2014 10:05 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Last we heard, Christian Bale was in talks for the Steve Jobs biopic directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin. The notion of that trio alone hopefully washes away the memory of “Jobs” starring Ashton Kutcher. It now appears that Bale has signed-on the dotted line; Sorkin confirmed the actor’s participation during a recent interview with Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang on a coming edition of “Studio 1.0.” “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range, and that’s Chris Bale,” Sorkin said, making an NFL draft reference that's mostly lost on movie nerds. “He didn’t have to audition. Well, there was a meeting.” It's pretty rare for an A-lister like Bale to audition for anything, particularly since he has an Oscar in hand, but we suppose there are exceptions. Apparently the rapid-fire Sorkin-ese mile-a minute dialogue will go into overdrive for this film. »

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Aaron Sorkin Says Christian Bale Will Be in Every Frame of the Steve Jobs Film

23 October 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We thought Christian Bale was a pretty solid choice to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s upcoming movie, but it turns out we weren’t half as excited as writer Aaron Sorkin is. Calling Bale “the best actor on the board in a certain age range,” Sorkin expressed his confidence that Bale would “crush it” as […]

The post Aaron Sorkin Says Christian Bale Will Be in Every Frame of the Steve Jobs Film appeared first on /Film. »

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Christian Bale Confirmed To Play Steve Jobs In Danny Boyle’s Untitled Biopic

23 October 2014 9:53 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Aaron Sorkin has kicked rumors and speculation to the curb and confirmed that Christian Bale will indeed play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle’s as-yet-untitled biopic.

News comes via Bloomberg, where The West Wing scribe formally confirmed Bale’s involvement in the film, stating that The Dark Knight is “gonna crush it” as the late visionary.

“We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale. It’s an extremely difficult part and he’s gonna crush it. There was a meeting. The role is an extremely difficult role; he has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn’t a scene or frame that he’s not in.”

While the casting of Bale is hardly surprising, early reports indicated that he was one of the many actors in contention for the role, »

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale In Steve Jobs Role

23 October 2014 9:39 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Oscar winner Christian Bale will play the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs for Sony, Aaron Sorkin confirmed Thursday. “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range, and that’s Chris Bale,” Sorkin told Bloomberg News. “He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined.”

Bale was one of a few A-lister names floating around for the Jobs job, along with Leonardo DiCaprio who’s now starring in The Revenant for Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu.

The Newsroom creator and Oscar-winning Social Network scribe Sorkin adapted his script from Walter Isaacson’s book Steve Jobs. Sony entered talks with Danny Boyle to helm the fast-tracked biopic in April with Scott Rudin, Mark Gordon, and Guymon Casady producing.

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs in Untitled Biopic; “He’s Gonna Crush It”

23 October 2014 9:04 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Last week, we reported that Christina Bale was in talks to replace Leonardo DiCaprio in Danny Boyle's untitled Steve Jobs movie.  Written by Aaron Sorkin, the script will drastically differ from not only 2013's Jobs, but all other biopics as the movie is only three scenes, all of which take place backstage before a famous Apple product launch. In an interview with Bloomberg [via Variety], Sorkin has confirmed that Bale will play Jobs.  “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale,” he said. “It’s an extremely difficult part and he’s gonna crush it.”  Sorkin also says, "There was a meeting. The role is an extremely difficult role; he has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn’t a scene or frame that he’s not in."  I like the »

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs: ‘He’s Gonna Crush It’

23 October 2014 8:09 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Aaron Sorkin has confirmed that Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in Sony’s upcoming biopic about the Apple co-founder. Sorkin penned the script and Danny Boyle is attached to direct.

In an interview with Bloomberg, the Oscar-winning screenwriter revealed that Bale wasn’t required to audition for the role. “There was a meeting. The role is an extremely difficult role; he has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn’t a scene or frame that he’s not in,” Sorkin explained.

For Sorkin, Bale was apparently the clear choice: “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale,” he said. “It’s an extremely difficult part and he’s gonna crush it.”

Sorkin has previously stated that the movie will be divided into three long scenes, each taking place backstage »

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Christian Bale Back In Talks For Steve Jobs Biopic

23 October 2014 6:41 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Update: Bloomberg has talked to a highly-placed source (one Aaron Sorkin), who confirms Bale is aboard. “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale,” Sorkin says. “He didn’t have to audition. Well, there was a meeting.” You can see him use an extended sports metaphor in the Bloomberg video here. But we sort of wish he'd announced it like this.He was talked about back when David Fincher was considering directing the film, and it would appear that Sony is still interested in Christian Bale. The actor is now in talks for the Steve Jobs biopic that the studio is looking to make.Danny Boyle remains in the director’s chair for the film, which Aaron Sorkin has been busy writing. Sorkin’s script, which is based on Walter Isaacson’s bestselling authorised biography of the man, focuses on »

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It's Official: Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin-Penned Biopic

23 October 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

After some behind-the-scenes shuffling, the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs" has secured its leading man: Christian Bale.

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin revealed the official casting news in an interview with Bloomberg Television, noting that Bale was the obvious choice for the part -- and didn't even need to audition.

"We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range, and that's Chris Bale," Sorkin told Bloomberg.

The casting aligns with director David Fincher's earlier selection of Bale as his top choice to play the Apple founder. But Fincher eventually abandoned the project -- sources say over budget concerns -- and replacement director Danny Boyle had zeroed in on Leonardo DiCaprio for the role, before that connection also fell by the wayside.

Previous reports indicated that Fincher wanted Bale for the role in large part due to his strong physical resemblance to the late Jobs, but Sorkin told »

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Christian Bale didn't have to audition for Steve Jobs biopic

23 October 2014 6:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Christian Bale was given the lead role in Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic without having to audition, according to screenwriter Aaron Sorkin.

The Oscar-winning scribe told Bloomberg that the Batman star was the only choice for the part of the late Apple co-founder.

"We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale," he said. "He didn't have to audition. Well, there was a meeting."

Boyle's Jobs movie is based on the successful biography by Walter Isaacson, which was released in the wake of the technology pioneer's death in 2011.

Social Network writer Sorkin went on to say that the role of Jobs will be a challenging part, but backed Bale to "crush it".

He added: "He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined. There isn't a scene or a frame that he's not in. »

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Christian Bale confirmed for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic

23 October 2014 4:16 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Director David Fincher and writer Aaron Sorkin were a match made in heaven when it came to the dialogue-heavy The Social Network. The two filmmakers reteaming for a Steve Jobs biopic seemed like a home run until Fincher left citing creative differences. One demand that was on his list to be met was the casting of Christian Bale for the lead role. Eventually Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) stepped up to helm the picture and word on the street was that Bale was back in the »

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