The Steve Jobs biopic, “jOBS,” has been in production since last year, and it finally has an official release date. On Wednesday, Open Road Films announced the film will be released in theaters across the nation on August 16th.
A couple of “lost interview” videos with Steve Jobs conducted in 1990 and 1995 during Jobs’s years running NeXT Computer (when he was 35 and 40 respectively) have recently been unearthed. Both address many of the same topics, the unedited 1990 version being more raw and in some ways more fascinating for that. Jobs had more »
Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs biopic, aptly titled iSteve, finally went live today. Although not as immediately hilarious as many of their other videos, iSteve manages to weave together historical fact with hilarious fiction for an irreverent look at the late Steve Jobs. If you need something to keep you entertained until the legitimate biography starring Ashton Kutcher comes out, or if you just need to kill an hour and a half at work, check out iSteve over at Funny or Die.
Tim Holmes was working late one Friday evening in 1996, when his boss told him to come to a special meeting. That would have been an annoyance for you and me, but Holmes was working for Apple as a Mac Evangelist the evening that Steve Jobs came back to Apple. And he’s posted a photoset of the event.
Jobs, the Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, has been delayed to give Open Road Films more time to market the film. The Jobs biographical movie was originally scheduled for an April 19, 2013 release. A new release date and what marketing we can look forward to are both unknown at this time.
Tesla’s network of stores (instead of franchised dealerships) is being set up by George Blankenship, who was responsible for the Apple Stores. Zenlea observes that in Mr. Musk, Tesla has a Steve Jobs-like figure—”a relentless leader who guides the company’s direction”—and quotes Blankenship commenting that, “They’re both brilliant, both thinking about things that other people won’t be thinking about for twenty years.”
Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, who will portray Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the upcoming film jOBS, came to MacWorld/iWorld yesterday for an interview about making the film, and what drew them to the project. The two addressed the recent criticism that Woz leveled at a clip of the film, with Gad getting another laugh by saying “I hadn’t heard that, what did he say?”
Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, the actors portraying Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the upcoming film JOBS, will make an appearance at the upcoming Macworld | iWorld conference in San Francisco. The two will be appearing on Thursday, January 31, 9:00am on the Main Stage. No word yet on who will be interviewing them, but wouldn’t it be awesome if they got the actual Steve Wozniak to do it?
jOBS—the Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher—will be released in April 2013. If you’re going to this year’s Sundance Film Festival, you’ll be able to see the movie before everyone else as it will be shown as the closing-night film. jOBS follows the life of Steve Jobs from 1971 to 2000 and highlights the important people and events that drove him to succeed in the face of adversity.
You may recall that after Steve Jobs death last year, a “lost interview” with the Apple CEO had a brief theatrical run. Conducted in 1995, the interview featured Jobs speaking about his life, his tenure at Apple before being fired by John Scully, and battles with Microsoft. The interview comes out on DVD later this moth, but is now available for streaming on Netflix.
Steve Jobs passed away one year ago today—at the age of 56—from a long battle with pancreatic cancer. To mark the solemn anniversary, Apple has paid video tribute to its late co-founder on their website. Entitled “Remembering Steve,” the video includes still images and clips from some of Steve’s more famous speeches.
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Steve Jobs…TIME Magazine has released their list of the 20 Most Influential Americans of All Time, and Steve Jobs is on the list amongst some pretty impressive company. This isn’t the first occasion on which Jobs is featured in the TIME; in November of last year, he was nominated as their “Person of the Year.”