Aaron Sorkin

‘Steve Jobs’ Director Danny Boyle Had a Very Unusual Approach to Filming

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
Universal
Steve Jobs isn’t following the typical biopic formula — director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin constructed the film in three acts to mirror the launch of three iconic Apple products. As such, it will hopefully offer riveting glimpses into the life of the Apple co-founder and CEO. But the format of the film isn’t the only unconventional aspect of production. According to co-star Michael Stuhlbarg, Boyle and Sorkin had a very interesting and somewhat unusual approach to shooting the film.

‘Steve Jobs’ Trailer: Michael Fassbender Invents the Future

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by Matt Singer May 18, 2015 @ 8:49 AM
Universal
All right, so Steve Jobs has nothing to do with Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher biopic about late Apple cofounder and CEO Steve Jobs — except for the fake that they’re about the same person. The twist, supposedly, for this new Jobs biopic, which is directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin, is that the whole film is set at and around three different Apple product launches. (Kutcher’s version featured a more traditional biopic structure).

Steve Jobs Biopic Officially Titled ‘Steve Jobs,’ Full Cast and Plot Announced

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by Britt Hayes January 28, 2015 @ 5:21 PM
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
After months of bumps in the road, Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic is finally heading into production. Universal has announced ‘Steve Jobs’ as the official and not-very-surprising title for the film, along with a full cast lineup and breakdown, as well as the official plot. It’s all happening.

Steve Jobs Biopic Casts ‘Inherent Vice’ Star Katherine Waterston

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by Britt Hayes December 23, 2014 @ 5:24 PM
Warner Bros.
After switching from Sony to Universal, the formerly troubled Steve Jobs biopic continues to build its cast lineup. Kate Winslet has been in negotiations to join the cast as the female lead, but she’s no longer alone—following her fantastic breakthrough performance in ‘Inherent Vice,’ Katherine Waterston (yes, daughter of actor Sam Waterston) has been tapped to star in the Jobs film alongside Michael Fassbender and Seth Rogen.

Natalie Portman Won't Star in the Steve Jobs Biopic After All

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by Britt Hayes December 8, 2014 @ 6:03 PM
NBC
Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic has certainly become one of the most troubled productions in recent memory: After replacing a director, losing two leading men, and switching studios from Sony to Universal, the upcoming film has hit another bump in the road. Natalie Portman, who entered negotiations to star in the untitled Jobs biopic just before Thanksgiving, has decided to take a pass.

Steve Jobs Biopic Dropped From Sony, Will Universal Pick It Up?

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by Britt Hayes November 19, 2014 @ 10:19 PM
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
It's been a bumpy road for Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic: the change of director from David Fincher to Danny Boyle, the change of leading man from Leonardo DiCaprio to Christian Bale to a big question mark, and now apparently a change of studio, as Sony has dropped the project entirely. But right on the heels of that announcement comes news that Universal is likely to save the day.

This Seth Meyers Aaron Sorkin-Centric Sketch Is Perfect

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by Kate Erbland November 14, 2014 @ 10:35 AM
NBC
"Pete! What did I say?! We're not doing an Aaron Sorkin sketch!" The Aaron Sorkin parody sketch has been done before, done well, and then ceaselessly imitated. It's old material, people, and the world doesn't need any more old-- wait. Wait, no, no, we were wrong, because Seth Meyers has just breathed spectacular new life into the Aaron Sorkin sketch, thanks to a cleverly designed send-up from last night's episode of 'Late Night With Seth Meyers.'

NBC Staging Live Performance of 'A Few Good Men,' If You Can Handle It

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 7, 2014 @ 2:21 PM
TriStar
The mere mention of 'A Few Good Men' instantaneously elicits everyone's "you can't handle the truth" impression, but few remember that writer Aaron Sorkin original staged the show on Broadway before the famous Tom Cruise-Jack Nicholson film. Now, NBC looks to follow up its 'Peter Pan Live!' by returning to those Broadway roots, staging a live TV adaptation of 'A Few Good Men.'