Steve Jobs film dropped by Sony

Apple, Online TV, TV

Things aren’t going well for Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs film – Sony Pictures has now apparently pulled the plug.


According to Variety, the film about Apple’s famous founder has now been dropped. Sorkin, who is best known for creating The West Wing, had written a script that would have been directed by Danny Boyle (of Olympic Opening Ceremony fame) and would have starred Michael Fassbender (Young Magneto).

It isn’t necessarily the end of the road – it could be picked up by another studio. Variety reports that Universal is apparently interested… but it does make it seem like we’re going to be watching it on our iWatch 8 Pluses at this rate.

Hey, at least this frees up Sorkin to make more episodes of The Newsroom… right? Right?

James O’Malley
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