Ashton Kutcher Speaks on Preparing for the Steve Jobs Role
During a promotional screening for the 'JOBS' movie in San Francisco, Ashton Kutcher and Director Joshua Michael Stern held a question and answer session covering a variety of different topics, MacRumors reports.
Kutcher talked about preparing for the Steve Jobs role and the physical demands in required. Kutcher explained how it took months to master the Steve Jobs walk, which he attributed to Jobs' tendency to walk in bare feet, which caused his odd lope.
Kutcher also described how he went as far as studying the same book and artists that Jobs once did in order to get into the right mindset and to grasp the same aesthetic taste. An audience member asked Kutcher how he though Jobs would define loyalty, and while Kutcher declined to answer, he did discuss his relationship with some other Apple employees.
I think Steve was extraordinarily loyal to people he felt were loyal to him. And I don’t think that he had a historical relationship in his life that he felt that - that he trusted other people’s loyalty so I think he was sparing with his.
Director Joshua Michael Stern also jumped in on the question explaining that Jobs was not a very sentimental person.
So I think that he would define loyalty in a very different way. He’d probably get defensive if you’d ask because his loyalty had probably been questioned so often in his life. But I think that he was loyal to his vision and he was loyal to the one thing he wanted to bring to the world … I think he was loyal to what he was trying to achieve. If you were loyal to that too then he loved you and if you didn’t then you didn’t understand him.
The Jobs movie his theaters August 16.