.

Ashton Kutcher Cast in Steve Jobs Biopic

'Two and a Half Men' star will play tech icon in indie film

April 2, 2012 9:05 AM ET
Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher
Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images

Ashton Kutcher has signed on to play Apple icon Steve Jobs in a forthcoming biopic called Jobs, Variety reports. The film, to be directed by Joshua Michael Stern from a script by Matt Whiteley, will tell the story of Jobs' life from his time as a hippie on through the founding of Apple.

The indie film is schedule to begin production in May when Kutcher is on hiatus from his sitcom, Two and a Half Men. Jobs will be the first of what could become a wave of films based on the Apple founder. Sony Pictures is currently developing its own Jobs picture based on Walter Isaacson's recent biography, Steve Jobs.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Movies Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

 
www.expandtheroom.com