Aaron Sorkin to pen screenplay for Steve Jobs film

By Hindustan Times

Steve Jobs' life will be brought to the big screen by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin in a movie based on Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography of the enigmatic co-founder of Apple, maker of iPods and iPads.

Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday unveiled plans to put Sorkin, who wrote Facebook film The Social Network, behind the screenplay of what will be a major release for the movie studio.

"There is no writer working in Hollywood today who is more capable of capturing such an extraordinary life for the screen than Aaron Sorkin; in his hands, we're confident that the film will be everything that Jobs himself was: captivating, entertaining, and polarizing," Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, said in a statement.

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