Universal has released a new trailer for the new Steve Jobs biopic Steve Jobs. Directed by Danny Boyle (27 Days Later, 127 Hours) using a script written by Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The Newsroom), the film stars Michael Fassbender as the titular iconic who helped pave the way for a technological revolution. It will focus on the three iconic product launches which Jobs helped create as well as the boardroom politics, his family, and the drive the inventor had to bring the people the kind of technology that would change the world.
Check out the latest trailer for the Steve Jobs below.
The movie made its theatrical premiere at Telluride earlier this year, where it was met with rave reviews and currently has a 90% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
If you are feeling that Social Network vibe while watching this trailer, you are not alone. According to critics who screened the film, Steve Jobs feels very much like an Aaron Sorkin film. I can’t see how much of that is a real criticism, but to each’s own.
Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Katherine Waterston, and Michael Stuhlbarg also star. Steve Jobs opens in theaters on October 9.
Set backstage in the minutes before three iconic product launches spanning Jobs’ career—beginning with the Macintosh in 1984, and ending with the unveiling of the iMac in 1998—Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award® winner Danny Boyle and written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin, Boyle, and Academy Award® winner Christian Colson.
Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, is played by Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley. The film also stars Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend, and Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original members of the Apple Macintosh development team.