Bloomberg’s Emily Chang recently interviewed noted screenwriter, producer and playwright, Aaron Sorkin. Besides discussing various topics during the interview he was also asked about the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic by Sony of which he is the screen writer. The work on the movie started few years back but the lead cast is still under discussion. So far Leonardio Di Caprio and Christian Bale have opted out and now Michael Fassbender is being considered for the role of Steve Jobs.
During the interview, Sorkin said that the movie is in line with the discussions he had about Jobs and Apple with various key people. Steve Wozniak and John Sculley have also been involved in the project by providing insights into the subject. Unlike the previous Jobs movie, that had Aston Kutcher playing the young Jobs, this film has three half hour segments that focus on three products by Apple.
Sorkin had never met Steve Jobs but had conversations with him over the phone. He also spoke about fixing a couple of typos in Steve Jobs’ well-known Stanford commencement speech in 2005.