Aaron Sorkin To Write 'Steve Jobs' Movie

'The Social Network' screenwriter will adapt the Apple co-founder's biography for the big screen.

By Fallon Prinzivalli

Aaron Sorkin

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From "The Social Network" to "Moneyball," screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's work has been widely praised — the former landing him an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Now he's turning his sights to the highly anticipated "Steve Jobs." Sony Pictures Co-Chairman Amy Pascal and president of Columbia Pictures Doug Belgrad announced Tuesday that Sorkin will pen the script based on the best-selling biography by award-winning journalist Walter Isaacson.

"Steve Jobs," published October 2011, was Amazon's best-selling book last year with sales exceeding 2,200,000. Sony bought the movie rights before the tome even released. Pascal commented on the announcement, saying, "Steve Jobs' story is unique: He was one of the most revolutionary and influential men not just of our time but of all time. There is no writer working
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