Danny Boyle directing Michael Fassbender with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. It certainly sounds like a team made in cinematic heaven, so one can understand why expectations are pretty high.
The latest trailer for upcoming biopic Steve Jobs continues to solidify that, yes, Michael Fassbender is an incredibly gifted actor and he looks to be putting in one hell of a strong turn as the Apple co-founder.
Early reviews are certainly positive, if slightly under the home run the film was expected to earn right out the blocks, but we’ll see how the film goes when it begins its worldwide rollout this October.
Steve Jobs, also starring Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels, will be hitting Australia on October 8 and will begin a limited U.S. run on October 9 before getting a wide domestic release on October 23.
Synopsis for Steve Jobs:
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs 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 and written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Academy Award® winner Christian Colson.
Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, is played by Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley. The film also stars Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend, and Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original members of the Apple Macintosh