When Michael Fassbender assumed the main role in the biographical film "Steve Jobs", the first thing that came to our mind was the non-physical resemblance between them. After all, the two films we've seen about the co-founder and former CEO of Apple (?Pirates of Silicon Valley? and ?jOBS?) brought actors physically very similar to him Noah Wyle and Ashton Kutcher, respectively.
THE TEAM talked to Danny Boyle (director), Aaron Sorkin (screenwriter) and Fassbender, revealing that this was never their concern. According to Boyle, the idea "to build a portrait and not be a photograph".
Fassbender explained that everyone knew that he did not look like Jobs, so the idea was never to try to create this physical resemblance, but just to try to encapsulate the spirit of the former Apple CEO obviously that does not prevent the actor from characterizing himself as Jobs (jeans pants , New Balance sneakers and black turtleneck shirt).
The article TEAM it also brings other curiosities about the production, such as the fact that the biographical film does not have a standard / common narrative (it will be focused on three important moments in the life of the former CEO and co-founder of Apple: the backstage of the launch of the Macintosh computer, in 1984; NeXT Computer in 1988; and iMac in 1998), Sorkin having spoken personally to John Sculley and Lisa Brennan-Jobs (important parts of Jobs's life that do not contribute to his biography), of the film having been filmed in San Francisco (although there are almost no exterior scenes and the locations are very expensive, Boyle made a point of filming in the city to keep the atmosphere and the technological air of everything) and Fassbender being almost averse to technology in real life.
In addition to Boyle, Sorkin and Fassbender, the film features Kate Winslet (as former Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman), Seth Rogen (as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak), Jeff Daniels (as John Sculley, former CEO of Apple), Katherine Waterston (as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs' ex-girlfriend), Michael Stuhlbarg (as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original Macintosh team members), Perla Haney-Jardine, Ripley Sobo and Makenzie Moss (who play the various stages from the life of Jobs' daughter Lisa Brennan), Sarah Snook (as Andrea Cunningham, who worked with Jobs on the Macintosh launch) and Adam Shapiro (as Avie Tevanian, former senior vice president at Apple).
Steve Jobs opens in the United States on October 9; in Brazil, at least according to the IMDb, it s to hit theaters on January 21, 2016.
(via Cult of Mac)