Steve Wozniak Turned Down Working on JOBS Movie, 'Felt It Was Crap'
Steve Wozniak reveals that he was approached to work on the upcoming 'JOBS' movie but turned it down because he felt the script was crap, reports The Verge.
"I was approached early on [for JOBS]," Woz tells us. "I read a script as far as I could stomach it and felt it was crap. The Sony people got in contact with me too and in the end I went with them. You can't do both [films] and be paid."
Woz also speaks out against a scene that appears to have been cut from the final movie.
"The early script did things like promote drugs in ways that were as foreign as the clip I saw. For example, it would have Jobs offering me drugs. I never saw Jobs do drugs nor had any offers from him. If we ever discussed drugs, he would have known that I didn't do them but that I basically approved of them and hung around with friends who did them (in college) so he wouldn't have felt awkward talking about them with me. Frankly, we talked about our jobs and technology and things."
Despite his unhappiness with the script, Woz does think they did a good job casting the movie.
"I still told everyone that I thought the Jobs movie would be a big hit and I looked forward to it. I felt they did a very good job of casting, looking for good actors who could play the roles."
Wozniak instead signed on to consult for the Sony Pictures movie on Steve Jobs that will be scripted by Aaron Sorkin and consist of just three scenes.
Early reviews of the JOBS film set for release on April 19th have already hit the web. You can find them here.