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Steve Jobs Movie To Star…

2 hours ago | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

The man who helped revolutionize the computer world, Steve Jobs, will be played on the big screen by Michael Fassbander.

Michael Fassbender attends the UK Premiere of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ on May 12, 2014 in London (Getty)

Universal Pictures announced on Wednesday that the Oscar nominated actor will star in "Steve Jobs," directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin.

Kate Winslet will portray former marketing chief of Macintosh, Joanna Hoffman. Seth Rogen will stars as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Jeff Daniels will play former Apple CEO John Sculley.

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie begins filming, confirms cast

5 hours ago | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Universal announced yesterday that Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs started principal photography in San Francisco, confirming its cast led by Michael Fassbender. Fassbender stars as the titular character in the film directed by Boyle, which will take place at three product launches. Seth Rogen is indeed playing Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kate Winslet is playing former Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman. »

- Esther Zuckerman

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Michael Fassbender Confirmed to Play Steve Jobs, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet Will Also Star in Biopic

5 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We officially have our Steve Jobs! After months and months of casting drama, the Danny Boyle-directed Steve Jobs biopic will star Michael Fassbander as the late Apple founder, Universal Studios confirmed Tuesday. Kate Winslet will co-star in the flick as former marketing chief of Macintosh Joanna Hoffman. Seth Rogen will play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak while Jeff Daniels will take on the part of John Sculley, the former Apple CEO. The Steve Jobs movie screenplay was written by Aaron Sorkin. Leonardo DiCaprio was originally supposed to play Jobs when the biopic was under the helm of director David Fincher at Sony Studios. After DiCaprio left the project, it was announced in November 2014 »

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Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic begins production, full cast announced

5 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After some turbulent developments in the last few months with studios dropping out and cast members moving aside, it now seems that Danny Boyle’s new Steve Jobs biopic is ready for production, with the main cast finalised yesterday.

The film is written by Aaron Sorkin (The Newsroom, The Social Network) based on the biography of Jobs by writer Walter Isaacson, and focuses on three major moments in the life of the Apple man, which include the launch of the Mac, the iPod and NeXT.

Christian Bale and David Fincher were linked to the film when it was being prepped by Sony, is now under the direction of Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and distributed by Universal Pictures. Michael Fassbender (Frank) is the new lead to take on the role of Jobs, as filming begun in the last few days.

Supporting Fassbender is a stellar cast, including Kate Winslet (The Reader) as »

- Scott J. Davis

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Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Begins Filming With Cast Full of People Who Haven’t Dropped Out Yet

6 hours ago | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs — a gigantic game of musical chairs that has seen David FincherLeonardo DiCaprioChristian Bale, and Sony all think differently about their involvement — started filming this week, which means it is now a lot harder for everyone in the cast to quit. Here is the official list of actors who managed to be sitting down when the music stopped: Michael Fassbender as Jobs, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels as Apple CEO John Sculley, Kate Winslet as Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, Michael Stuhlbarg as developer Andy Hertzfeld, and Inherent Vice's Katherine Waterston as Jobs's girlfriend Chrisann Brennan. Universal also revealed that the last of the film's three long scenes will take place in 1998, at the Apple product launch that introduced the iMac. Go get those royalty checks, New Radicals. »

- Nate Jones

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Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet confirmed for Steve Jobs

6 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet have been confirmed to be starring in director Danny Boyle's biopic Steve Jobs.

Fassbender will be playing the Apple pioneer, following previous shake-ups that linked Leonardo DiCaprio, Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale to he role.

Universal Pictures has announced that Rogen will play Jobs's earlier collaborator Steve Wozniak and Winslet is portraying Macintosh marketing expert Joanna Hoffman.

Steve Jobs will also feature Jeff Daniels as ex-Apple CEO John Sculley, Inherent Vice's Katherine Waterston as Jobs's former partner Chrisann Brennan and Michael Stuhlbarg as early Mac developer Andy Hertzfeld.

Universal Pictures said in a statement: "Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, the film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicentre."

The ensemble drama will also feature »

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Michael Fassbender’s ‘Steve Jobs’ Biopic Reveals Cast List, Plot Will Focus on Three Iconic Moments

8 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Universal Pictures announced Wednesday that filming has begun on the delayed Steve Jobs biopic starring Michael Fassbender and directed by Danny Boyle.

To mark the occasion, the studio also revealed the official title of the film: “Steve Jobs.” They also released the official logline:

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, the film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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- Joe Otterson

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'Steve Jobs' Cast Official, and Filming Details

9 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

It took a very long time. It switched studios. Stars came and went. Directors signed on and signed off. Now, finally, the Aaron Sorkin-penned film Steve Jobs is actually lensing. Development for the film was tumultuous, perhaps because of the somewhat unique nature of the script, but the stars have finally aligned. That's not all, but long-rumored casting choices have at last been confirmed.

Here's what is now official about Steve Jobs:

Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Fassbender will play the mercurial Apple co-founderAcademy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet will play Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of MacintoshSeth Rogen will play Apple co-founder Steve WozniakFresh off the finale of Sorkin's The Newsroom, Jeff Daniels has signed on to play former Apple CEO John SculleyAcademy Award-winning director Danny Boyle is at the helmIt's filming on-location in San Francisco, where Jobs and Wozniak grew upIt won't be a biopic in the traditional sense. »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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Filming Has Begun on Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs Biopic

9 hours ago | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Universal Pictures today announced that principal photography has commenced in San Francisco on Steve Jobs. Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, the film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award® winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) and written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, HBO’s The Newsroom), working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan, Source Code), Guymon Casady (HBO’s Game of Thrones, Hope Springs) of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Academy Award® winner Christian Colson (Slumdog Millionaire, Selma). Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) will play Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet (The Reader, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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That Steve Jobs Biopic Finally Has a Cast

10 hours ago | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The game of musical chairs that is the Steve Jobs biopic has finally come to an end (we think).

The Aaron Sorkin-penned project has seen several stars come and go (Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale), one high-profile director come and go (David Fincher), and even a studio come and go (Sony gave it up, now it's being made by Universal). The quagmire of a movie became somewhat infamous due to the Sony email hack.

Well, now all is settled. "Steve Jobs" began filming this week, with these actors: Michael Fassbender as Jobs; Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak; Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley; and Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, former Macintosh marketing chief.

The movie is made up of three, long, real-time scenes, the last of which focuses on the 1998 launch of the iMac. At the least, that should prove to be colorful. »

- Kelly Woo

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Main cast officially announced for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic

16 hours ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Production is underway in San Francisco on Universal's Steve Jobs biopic, and the studio has announced the full cast for the upcoming movie. Danny Boyle is directing the film from a script by Aaron Sorkin (based on the Walter Isaacson biography Steve Jobs), and it will feature Michael Fassbender as Jobs, Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Kate Winslet as former Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, Katherine Waterston as »

- Jesse Giroux

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Steve Jobs biopic starts shooting, Michael Fassbender in lead

17 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Michael Fassbender is Steve Jobs, and Danny Boyle is directing, as the biopic of the Apple co-founder finally starts shooting.

It's taken some time to get going, but the biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has finally begun production. The film is officially now titled Steve Jobs, and it's currently shooting in San Francisco.

Furthermore, Michael Fassbender is the man who's taking on the role of Jobs in the movie (a role that had been linked to Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale at different stages), and he leads a cast that also includes Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels, Katherine Waterston and Michael Stuhlbarg.

Steve Jobs is being directed by Danny Boyle (who himself stepped in when David Fincher passed), with Aaron Sorkin providing the screenplay, based on Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs.

It's possible that Universal may try and get the film into cinemas before the end of the year, »

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'Steve Jobs' Biopic Begins Production in San Francisco

20 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Universal Pictures today announced that principal photography has commenced in San Francisco on Steve Jobs. Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, the film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) and written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, HBO's The Newsroom), working from Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan, Source Code), Guymon Casady (HBO's Game of Thrones, Hope Springs) of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Academy Award winner Christian Colson (Slumdog Millionaire, Selma).

Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) will play Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet (The Reader, »

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Universal starts Steve Jobs shoot

27 January 2015 3:37 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Danny Boyle has begun principal photography in San Francisco on Universal’s Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender.

Aaron Sorkin wrote the screenplay and worked from Walter Isaacson’s biography of the Apple co-founder.

Steve Jobs goes behind the scenes at the launch of three iconic products, culminating in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Christian Colson produce.

Kate Winslet stars as former Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley

Katherine Waterston, Michael Stuhlbarg, Perla Haney-Jardine, Ripley Sobo, Makenzie Moss, Sarah Snook and Adam Shapiro rounds out the key cast.

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- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Steve Jobs starts shoot for Universal

27 January 2015 3:37 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Danny Boyle has begun principal photography in San Francisco on Universal’s Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender.

Aaron Sorkin wrote the screenplay and worked from Walter Isaacson’s biography of the Apple co-founder.

Steve Jobs goes behind the scenes at the launch of three iconic products, culminating in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Christian Colson produce.

Kate Winslet stars as former Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley

Katherine Waterston, Michael Stuhlbarg, Perla Haney-Jardine, Ripley Sobo, Makenzie Moss, Sarah Snook and Adam Shapiro rounds out the key cast.

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- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Danny Boyle Locks In His Steve Jobs Cast

27 January 2015 11:05 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

With Apple announcing another successful quarter in its financial report today, there’s other good news related to the company: after months of development struggles and casting changes, the film about its former big boss Steve Jobs kicked off shooting today, with Danny Boyle at the helm and a cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet, Katherine Waterston, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg and Perla Haney-Jardine.With a script by Aaron Sorkin based on Walter Isaacson’s biography of the man, the film – which is currently going by the title Steve Jobs –  will focus on three big moments in Jobs’ corporate life: the launch of the Mac; NeXT (which was introduced after he was removed from the company); and the iPod, launched after his triumphant return.Fassbender is Jobs, with Rogen locked in to play Steve Wozniak, his former partner and one of the co-founders of the company. Winslet »

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Podcast: 2015 SAG Awards, Johnny Depp's Movie Star Status and an Overall Delirious Episode

27 January 2015 8:30 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

We must apologize for what turned out being a rather delirious episode. Laremy traveled to Washington D.C. before today's episode and I had just gotten back from a late night movie and neither one of us was operating at full capacity. That said, we did get in some conversation about the Screen Actors Guild Awards, we discussed the new DVD and Blu-ray releases, played some games and Laremy giggled through pretty much the entire episode. Hope you're able to get something out of it. If you are on Twitter, we have a Twitter account dedicated to the podcast at @bnlpod. Give us a follow won'tchac I want to remind you that you can call in and leave us your comments, thoughts, questions, etc. directly on our Google Voice account, which you can call and leave a message for us at (925) 526-5763, which may be even easier to remember at (925) 5-bnl-pod. »

- Brad Brevet

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Casting: Jonas, Snook, Holmes, Brady

27 January 2015 4:39 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Scream Queens

Nick Jonas has scored a recurring role on Fox's fifteen-episode, horror comedy anthology series "Scream Queens". Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk will produce the series will produce in the Fall.

The story is set on a college campus that's rocked by a series of murders. Jonas joins a cast that includes Joe Manganiello, Lea Michele, Keke Palmer, Abigail Breslin, Emma RobertsJamie Lee Curtis and Ariana Grande star. Filming begins in the Spring. [Source: The Live Feed]

Jobs

Danny Boyle has begun filming in San Francisco on the Steve Jobs biopic at Universal Pictures with Michael Fassbender as the Apple co-founder. Aaron Sorkin wrote the screenplay and worked from Walter Isaacson’s biography.

The full cast list has been revealed and includes Kate Winslet as former Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, and the likes of Katherine Waterston, »

- Garth Franklin

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Predestination Star Sarah Snook In Talks To Board Steve Jobs Movie

23 January 2015 12:23 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Hot off the back of her phenomenal turn in time travel thriller, Predestination, Australian actress Sarah Snook has entered talks to join Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs movie.

Snook is still in the preliminary stages of locking down a deal, which will find her playing close to Michael Fassbender’s titular character as she’s slated for the role of his long-time publicist, Andrea “Andy” Cunningham. She will join a previously-announced cast that includes: Seth Rogen as Jobs’ right-hand man and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Kate Winslet as Mac marketing mogul Joanna Hoffman, Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, Perla Haney-Jardine and Ripley Sobo as Jobs’ daughter Lisa Brennan and Katherine Waterston as Jobs’ long-term girlfriend, Chrisann Brennan.

The real-life Cunningham was very close to the Apple founder, as she worked alongside Jobs during Apple’s formative years, and later became a valued »

- Gem Seddon

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‘Predestination’ Star Sarah Snook to Join Michael Fassbender in ‘Steve Jobs’ Movie (Exclusive)

22 January 2015 3:10 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Australian actress is nearing a deal to play the tech titan’s publicist Andrea “Andy” Cunningham

Predestination” star Sarah Snook is in negotiations to play Steve Jobs’ trusted publicist Andrea “Andy” Cunningham in Danny Boyle’s “Steve Jobs,” TheWrap has learned.

Michael Fassbender will star as Jobs, while Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet will co-star as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Mac marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, respectively.

The cast also includes Jeff Daniels as former Apple CEO John Sculley, Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, Perla Haney-Jardine and Ripley Sobo as Jobs’ daughter Lisa Brennan (at different ages) and “Inherent Vice »

- Jeff Sneider

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