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Aaron Sorkin To Adapt ‘Steve Jobs’ Film For Sony

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Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

 
CUPERTINO (CBS SF/AP) – Aaron Sorkin is going from Facebook to Apple. Sony Pictures officials say the Oscar-winning writer will write a screenplay based on the Steve Jobs biography.

Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal said Sorkin will make the film about the late Apple founder “everything that Jobs himself was: Captivating, entertaining and polarizing.”

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Sorkin (pictured) won the adapted screenplay Academy Award for 2010′s “The Social Network.” The 50-year-old writer was nominated in the same category for 2011′s “Moneyball.”

His other credits include “Charlie Wilson’s War” and “A Few Good Men.” He also created TV’s “The West Wing.”

 

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Ashton Kutcher In Talks To Play Steve Jobs In Biopic Role

“Two And A Half Men” actor, Ashton Kutcher (pictured right) is set to play Jobs in a separate project.

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