Christian Bale will star as Steve Jobs in a new biopic about the Apple cofounder's life. Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin will write the screenplay, and said he knows Bale will "crush it," in the title role.
After failing to come to terms with director David Fincher, Sony is reportedly in talks with director Danny Boyle to helm the Steve Jobs biopic. Boyle is said to have already spoken with Leonardo DiCaprio about starring.
Director David Fincher has reportedly left Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic after a disagreement over his salary. Fincher wanted $10 million to helm the Aaron Sorkin-penned film, which Christian Bale was being eyed to star in.
Steve Jobs, born in 1955, would be celebrating his 59th birthday today. Despite his humble beginnings, Jobs became a icon in the tech industry, whose legacy and influence will be felt for years after his passing.