The first teaser trailer has been released for Steve Jobs, the second biopic about the Apple co-founder who passed away at the age of 56 back in 2011. Filming began a few months back at the end of January.
The movie comes from Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting) and fellow Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing), and stars Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave, X-Men: Days of Future Past) in the title role, Oscar winner Kate Winslet (The Reader, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) as Joanna Hoffman, Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express, This is the End) as Steve Wozniak, Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, The Purple Rose of Cairo) as John Sculley, and more.
You can read a synopsis and watch the first trailer for Steve Jobs below now.
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, 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 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.
Steve Jobs will be released in theaters on October 9th.