Sony® to produce Steve Jobs biopic
Legends leave and then the world remembers them by making documentaries and films, as well as writing biographies. The recent demise of the veteran technology hero and ex-CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs is also paving ways for such films and documentaries in his memory. Apparently, a biopic on his life is being planned and Sony Pictures is all set to make it big. Sony has also signed a deal to acquire all the rights to Jobs’ biography by Walter Isaacson, the managing editor at the Time magazine.
There are reports that Sony has paid as much as one million dollars. The deal, however, was for three million dollars for purchasing the legal rights. Mark Gordon has been hired as a producer for the biopic, the title of which has not been decided yet.
This would be the second movie on the life of Jobs after the 1999 hit - Pirates of Silicon Valley in which Noah Wyle played the character of Steve Jobs. Let’s see who will be the second Jobs. Talking about the book, which was scheduled to be published by Simon and Schuster on 21st of November, has now been rescheduled earlier to the 24th of October. The title is simple “Steve Jobs”
The biopic is expected to comprise of the same details that are in the biography and will also include information from almost over 40 interviews and conversations about him with Jobs' close friends, family, and acquaintances. What’s more? The interesting details about Jobs’ life, such as the secret behind his style statement of black turtle neck and blue jeans are also a part of the biography.
The biopic is going to be immensely popular once it is out. The entire world is waiting or its arrival.