First titled jOBS, the biopic stars Ashton Kutcher as the iconic Silicon Valley visionary, and will shed new light on Steve Jobs’ most defining and personal moments, motivations, and the people that drove him. The film covers Jobs from his early years as an impressionable youth and wayward hippie, through his initial successes and infamous ousting, to his storybook return and ultimate triumphs as a man who set out to change the world and did just that. Continue reading to see the official trailer.
It was directed by Joshua Michael Stern, written by Matt Whiteley, and produced by Mark Hulme and Marcos A. Rodriguez. The title role is played by Ashton Kutcher, with Josh Gad playing the role of Apple Computer’s co-founder Steve Wozniak. Production began in June 2012 with over three days of filming on location at Jobs’ childhood home in Los Altos, California, followed by 28 days of filming in Los Angeles. The film was chosen to close the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film is set for release August 16, 2013.