His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, Steven Paul Jobs. Written by
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was originally attached to direct, but was dropped from the film by Sony after his demands - a $10,000,000 salary and full creative control of the project - could not be met by the studio. Fincher wanted Christian Bale
to play the lead role. After his departure, Danny Boyle
signed on to direct and Leonardo DiCaprio
was approached about the title role. Ultimately, however, DiCaprio passed on the project and Christian Bale
was offered it instead. However, Bale also declined the role, feeling he was not right for the part after which Michael Fassbender
entered to star in the film. See more