DiCaprio to play the Steve Jobs biopic, Danny Boyle directing?
Sony pictures is still on track to build a Steve Jobs biopic in the next coming years. We’ve heard rumors of “The Social Network’s” director David Fincher in-charge of the movie, and Christian Bale playing the leading roll of Steve Jobs, but recent reports claim that Sony wasn’t able to land a monetary agreement with Fincher. Obviously the fact that a new director had to be cast for the movie will also bring changes in the actors to be chosen, and those changes seem big.
Danny Boyle is now reportedly cast for directing the movie, and these reports also have it that he’s already in talks with Leonardo DiCaprio to play the leading roll of Steve Jobs. Boyle is famous for directing movies like 127 Hours, Trainspotting, and The Beach, in which both Boyle and DiCaprio worked together more than a decade ago. Whether these are the best choices for the movie that plans to focus on three product launches, and many of the details revealed in the Walter Isaacson biography is hard to tell, but more information should surface very soon.
The report also claims Aaron Sorkin’s script is ready, so it should just be a matter of time before we see some cast confirmations.