Aaron Sorkin the acclaimed screenwriter finally let some details slip today at The Hero Summit about jOBS, The Steve Jobs biopic, jOBS. Presented in an act fashion, jOBS will comprise of 3, 30 minute segments focussing on back stage moments before some of the most iconic keynote moments.
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After finally getting confirmation that my iPhone 5 is on it’s way and following the tracking link, the Apple store has a fitting tribute to Steve Jobs, 1 year on. Could you name any other company rivalling Apple for size that would simply stop taking sales in memorandum?
We all know the leading man for ‘jOBS’ is Ashton Kutcher and today we learn of more actors joining the cast. Matthew Modine of ‘Full Metal Jacket’ takes on the role of (supervillan) John Sculley and Josh Gad from ‘Book of Mormon’ will be taking the role of Steve “Wozza” Wozniak.
The film, previously titled Jobs: Get Inspired, now going by the name jOBS, and it’s now set to start filming in June 2012 for a more than likely in 2013. This comes at a time when Sony Pictures are also looking to produce a Steve Jobs based movie.
Just watched Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy in the UK on BBC HD and had to write this. For those who don’t know or care about Stephen Fry he’s one of those super intelligent types but pleasing to listen and talk to. This is a small transcript of his interview and the Stephen Fry quote of the year..
The New York Times has published Mona Simpson’s eulogy for her brother, Steve Jobs. Simpson delivered her eulogy during his memorial service on October 16 at the Memorial Church of Stanford University. In her remarks, she recalls her experience of his final days and hours, including his last words to his family.
Its probably wrong that anyone, bar a select few, in the journalist or blogging world can say they knew anything Steve Jobs the person, not Steve Jobs the icon and yet his death has had a profound impact on the world.
The moment that I heard the news via a chat room it was immediately deemed as a hoax as none of the major news sites seemed to know of the news, then slowly it began drip feeding through the networks leaving us with the news that SJ has indeed passed away.
In an out of the blue announcement Apple have released this press statement
To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:
I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.
I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.
As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.
I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.
I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.
Wow, WE hope that it;s not related to any health issues and we are genuinely surprised by this.