The Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is on board for the Sony Pictures biopic Steve Jobs, according to Hollywood newspaper Variety, the second film on the late Apple co-founder to be announced.
Last month it was revealed Two and a Half Men actor Ashton Kutcher was set to star as Jobs in a biopic written by Joshua Michael Stern, of 2008 Kevin Costner election comedy Swing Vote fame.
Sony's biopic is based on the bestselling Walter Isaacson biography released late last year.
"There is no writer working in Hollywood today who is more capable of capturing such an extraordinary life for the screen than Aaron Sorkin," Sony said in a statement. "In his hands, we're confident that the film will be everything that Jobs himself was: captivating, entertaining and polarising."
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