Aaron Sorkin Courted to Write Steve Jobs Screenplay

Movies  |  News
Text
Aaron Sorkin Courted to Write Steve Jobs Screenplay

The L.A. Times is reporting that the Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is being courted to write the script for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic. Earlier we reported on the fact that Sony Pictures had acquired the rights to the project, and now it seems it’s coming together quickly.

Sorkin seems a natural fit having previously written about another notoriously difficult Silicon Valley entrepreneur in 2010’s The Social Network, though his own personal friendship with the late Jobs could prove problematic, especially considering that biopics are normally held off for a few years after an individual’s passing.

Regardless of how the project eventually comes together, if the global outpouring of condolence for Jobs’ death is any indicator, the film is guaranteed to bring out moviegoers in droves.

Sign up for the Paste newsletter Get our daily summary of the day's top articles and new items. Sign Up Thank you! Your email address has been added to our list. You will begin receiving our newsletter within 48 hours.

Paste Magazine example 1 Paste Magazine example 2 Paste Magazine example 3