Christian Bale is Steve Jobs. The Oscar-winning actor has officially signed on to play the late Apple co-founder in Sony’s upcoming movie based on Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay.
Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle is attached to the project, but no other cast or crew members have been confirmed.
A lot of big Hollywood actors,
including Leonardo DiCaprio, have been in talks to play Jobs at some point, but Bale’s name stayed in the hat till the very end. Looking at Bale as an actor, it’s easy to see why. Here’s why he will play the perfect Steve Jobs. Read the rest of this post »
The hero Cupertino deserves. Photo: Mike Marsland/WireImage
There have been plenty of rumors and today we have confirmation: Christian Bale
will play Steve Jobs in the upcoming movie adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s bestselling 2011 biography.
Confirmation of the casting was made by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (
The Social Network) during an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang for an upcoming edition of Studio 1.0.
“We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale,” Sorkin said. He went on to observe that Bale didn’t have to audition for the role, although “there was a meeting.”
The film is said to begin shooting in the next couple of months, with
Slumdog Millionaire‘s Danny Boyle attached to direct. Read the rest of this post »
Bale is the front-runner for the role. Photo: Mike Marsland/WireImage
Entertainment insiders are saying that Oscar-winner Christian Bale will start filming
Jobs this Spring as Apple’s late CEO and wonder-boy, Steve Jobs. According to Variety, Bale is in talks to star as the mercurial tech leader in the movie based on the biography by Walter Issacson and a script written by Aaron Sorkin ( The Social Network). Read the rest of this post »
A young DiCaprio being directed by Boyle more than a decade ago on the set of “The Beach.”
Now that David Fincher
isn’t in the running to direct Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic, Christian Bale probably won’t star. As Sony searches for someone else to helm the project, another director and star actor combo have been added to the mix.
Oscar-winnng director Danny Boyle is reportedly in early talks to direct the movie, according to
. And he has approached Leonardo DiCaprio to play Jobs. The Hollywood Reporter Read the rest of this post »