Universal Pictures Officially Announces Cast of Steve Jobs Movie

Universal Pictures Officially Announces Cast of Steve Jobs Movie

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Universal Pictures has officially announced the cast of its upcoming Steve Jobs movie and revealed that filming has started.

As previously reported, the film is set backstage at three iconic product launches and ends in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) and written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, HBO’s The Newsroom), working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon (Saving Private Ryan, Source Code), Guymon Casady (HBO’s Game of Thrones, Hope Springs) of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Academy Award winner Christian Colson (Slumdog Millionaire, Selma).

Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) will play Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet (The Reader, Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind) starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, is played by Seth Rogen (Neighbors, The Interview), and Jeff Daniels (HBO’s The Newsroom, Good Night, and Good Luck.) stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley. The film also stars Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice, Being Flynn) as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend, and Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire) as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original members of the Apple Macintosh development team.

Other members of the cast include Perla Haney-Jardine (Future Weather), Ripley Sobo (Winter’s Tale) and Makenzie Moss (upcoming Do You Believe?) as young Lisa Brennan at various stages of her life, Sarah Snook (Predestination) as Andrea Cunningham, as well as Adam Shapiro (A Single Man) as Avie Tevanian.

You can see some photos of the crew setting up for filming in Steve Jobs' childhood garage by clicking here.

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Universal Pictures Officially Announces Cast of Steve Jobs Movie

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Lolwut - January 28, 2015 at 5:49pm
Millions. Many are Apple fans so how can they turn this down?
Kornmehl - January 28, 2015 at 5:41pm
Still trying to figure out just how many people will be willing to spend more than $2 to see a movie about Jobs. Thousands? Maybe 10's of thousands? Hard to imagine it being more than that.