Steve on big screen!


By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, Oct. 10 -- Hollywood is keen on bringing the life story of Steve Jobs on the big screen soon. Just days after the death of Apple's co-founder, Sony Pictures began negotiations to buy the screen rights to Steve Jobs, the authorised biography of the technology genius, written by Walter Isaacson. Mark Gordon will produce the big-screen adaptation.

Billed as the only authorised biography, Isaacson based the book on more than 40 interviews with Jobs as well as more than a hundred with his family, friends, colleagues and competitors. The book was initially titled iSteve: The Book of Jobs, but will now be called Steve Jobs. It is scheduled to release on October 24.

Jobs lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on October 5. He was 56