The public’s fascination with Steve Jobs hasn’t wavered in the four years since the Apple CEO’s death.
And now, fans of Jobs will have a proper film to honor the late innovator by. According to Collider the film, formally titled Steve Jobs is written by Aaron Sorkin and was originally under development by Sony with close casting calls from everyone to The Great Gatsby’s Leonardo DiCaprio to Batman’s Christian Bale, Sony eventually dropped the film due to budgeting and Universal picked it up.
Now, with filming underway in San Francisco, fans can breathe easy that a film will hit theaters with X-Men: Days of Future Past Michael Fassbender cast at the lead. No word yet on when the film will roll be on the big screen, but at least we know the project is fully underway.
Check out the cast below.
Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs
Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, former Macintosh marketing chief
Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder
Jeff Daniels as John Sculley, former Apple CEO
Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brenna, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend and mother of his child
Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, an original Apple Macintosh development team member
Perla Haney-Jardine, Ripley Sobo, and Mackenzie Moss as Jobs’ daughter Lisa Brennan at various stages of her life
Sarah Snook as Andrea Cunningham, project leader of Apple Macintosh
Adam Shapiro as Avie Tevanian, Apple Computer Senior VP of Software Engineering