Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs in upcoming film

Стив ДжобсThere’s another Steve Jobs movie in the works (following the “Made for TV” Pirates of Silicon Valley from the late 1990s starring Noah Wyle, and the more recent jOBS starring Ashton Kutcher). It was reported last week that Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale was in the lead to take the role as Jobs, and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed the news today in an interview with Bloomberg Television.

Bale — known for his role in the Batman Begins/The Dark Knight/The Dark Knight Rises trilogy along with films like American Psycho, The Machinist, and The Fighter — didn’t even have to audition for the role according to Sorkin; "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale.”

Christian Bale

The resemblance is sorta of there, and there’s no doubt that Bale can channel his “Inner Steve Jobs” at the drop of a hat, which is good considering that Sorkin says that the film will have a "tremendous amount of language." Look no further than Bale's outburst while filming on the set of Terminator Salvation in 2008 to see that he can handle that part of the role with ease:

"He has more words to say in this movie than most people have in three movies combined," Sorkin added. "It’s an extremely difficult part and he is gonna crush it."

Aaron Sorkin, of The West Wing, Sports Night, and The Social Network fame, will handle the screenplay for the movie, which is based on the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. Englishman Danny Boyle, who directed 28 Days Later and Slumdog Millionaire, will handle directing duties.

Sorkin and Boyle both have their own Oscars for their work in The Social Network (screenwriter) and Slumdog Millionaire (directing) respectively.

The untitled Steve Jobs film is slated to begin shooting in early 2015.

Source: DailyTech

Tags: Steve Jobs

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
You may still be able to download your content
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)