Michael Fassbender Said to Take on the Role of Steve Jobs Following Christian Bale's Exit

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    Recently, Christian Bale has been reported to take on the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic, but the actor has recently announced his exit from the project. According to a recent story from the Vanity Fair, Michael Fassbender is in early talks to play “Jobs” in the the Sony biopic that Danny Boyle is directing. Here are some more details from the original report:

    Michael Fassbender was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the character Edwin Epps in "12 Years a Slave." Besides Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Bradley Cooper were also rumored to take on the role of Steve Jobs.

    Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is handling the script, basing his screenplay on the authorized biography of Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The upcoming movie will feature three scenes leading up to Jobs's introduction of key product unveilings: the original Mac, NeXT, and the iPod.

    Actor Seth Rogen is in final talks to play the part of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, as well. What do you think about this upcoming movie?

    Source: Vanity Fair

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