Saturday, October 8, 2011

Steve Jobs to the big screen

Sony Pictures made ​​a substantial offer to take over the film rights to an authorized biography about Steve Jobs, written by Walter Isaacson, former editor of Time magazine. 
The study made an offer of between one million and three million dollars for a project that would have the production of Mark Gordon ("Saving Private Ryan", 1998), whose representation agency, ICM, is the same as that of Isaacson.  
Sony Pictures successfully adapted to the big screen other books in recent years, as evidenced by the films "The Social Network" and "Moneyball".  
It was expected that Isaacson's book went on sale in the U.S. November 21 through Simon & Schuster, but finally the date has been advanced to October 24, according to a company spokesman.
This is a work of 448 pages based on 40 interviews with Apple co-founder and a 100 conversations with friends, family, colleagues and competitors. According to the publication, Jobs worked in all aspects of the author of the book, though by mid-August had not yet read.
The technology guru died on Wednesday October 5 to 56 years old, and although the causes of his death have not been publicly released, Jobs was suffering from pancreatic cancer that had been detected in 2004.
It was one of the richest entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley, with a heritage that, according to estimates by Forbes magazine, reached 5,100 million dollars.


AyJim said...

I'd enjoy seeing the real Steve Jobs, this could be awesome.

Mr said...

RIP good man.

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