Ashton Kutcher did it first but as the life and work of Steve Jobs proves first isn't always the best. And from everything we have been hearing comparing the old Ashton Kutcher "Jobs" film to the new "Steve Jobs" film is like comparing an mp3 player to an IPod. And we all know how that worked out.
"Steve Jobs" is directed by Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) and stars Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs. This film also has Steve Wozniak, the co founder of Apple, as a consultant which makes for a way more intimate portrait of the man than the Ashton Kutcher film could ever hope to paint. The screenplay Aaron Sorkin (Social Network, "The West Wing") so expectation is understandably high.
The film is set backstage at the launch of three pivotal Apple products, the Mac computer in 1984, NeXT in 1997 and ending with the launch of the iPod later that same year. The film aims to paint an intimate portrait of Steve Jobs through the digital revolution he ushered in. Universal will release the film October 9th; this is the first look at "Steve Jobs."