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Pictures from Jobs biopic shooting with stars emerge [U]

02/04, 2:00pm

Fassbender as Jobs, Rogen as Wozniak, Daniels as Sculley spotted

[Updated with October 9 release date] A few photos have emerged from the principle photography that is in progress for the Universal Studios biographical drama Steve Jobs, showing actors Michael Fassbender (as Jobs) and Seth Rogan (as Steve Wozniak), with another photo capturing actor Jeff Daniels portraying former Apple CEO John Sculley. The film, which saw numerous changes and drop-outs while still in pre-production, is filming in and around Cupertino.


Jeff Daniels linked to Jobs biopic, Natalie Portman passes

12/09, 3:52pm

Daniels said to be top pick for one-time Apple CEO John Sculley

Although not officially cast yet, Jeff Daniels could soon be selected to play former Apple CEO John Sculley in Universal's Steve Jobs biopic, claims The Wrap. Daniels -- best known for Dumb and Dumber and The Newsroom -- is said to be the top pick of director Danny Boyle for the part, and may soon get the necessary paperwork. Sculley helmed Apple between 1983 and 1993, and famously battled with Jobs in a power struggle that ultimately led to Jobs resigning and founding NeXT.


John Sculley offers most detailed account yet of Jobs' Apple ouster

09/10, 6:44am

John Sculley blames the Apple board for firing Steve Jobs

John Sculley has given his most detailed account of what led to his falling out with the late Steve Jobs, and Jobs' subsequent ouster at Apple, reports Forbes. As he has in the past, Sculley, 74, expressed regret over the way Jobs was treated, but felt that he wasn't solely to blame for the incident. Instead, Sculley argues that it was the board holds the most responsibility for firing Jobs from his own company. Sculley's latest remarks followed his disappointment with the Ashton Kutcher 'Jobs' biopic.


Jobs biography movie details emerge, shooting starts May

04/15, 3:55pm

First Jobs biopic to stop at year 2000

The first Steve Jobs biographical movie has had some of its initial details revealed in an interview with the producing company Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme. Tentatively titled Jobs: Get Inspired, the movie outlined to Neowin won't cover the entirety of his life, instead starting from when he began edging towards technology in 1971 and ending in 2000, just a few years after his return to Apple. Hulme characterized these as the "up and down years," before the iPod arrived and Apple's growth exploded.


Sculley talks iTV, relationship with Jobs, failed plans

01/13, 9:35am

Newton was '15 years too early'

In a new interview with the BBC, one-time Apple CEO John Sculley gives fresh commentary on several Apple-related topics, among them the prospect of an Apple-made TV set. "I think that Apple has revolutionized every other consumer industry, why not television? I think that televisions are unnecessarily complex," he says. "The irony is that as the pictures get better and the choice of content gets broader, that the complexity of the experience of using the television gets more and more complicated. So it seems exactly the sort of problem that if anyone is going to change the experience of what the first principles are, it is going to be Apple."


Former Apple CEO John Sculley calls Jobs 'greatest CEO ever'

10/06, 11:15am

Steve Wolfram, UK Prime Minister add comment

One-time Apple CEO John Sculley is praising the company's most famous chief, Steve Jobs, in the aftermath of the latter's death. "His legacy is far more than being the greatest CEO ever," Sculley comments. "A world leader is dead, but the lessons his leadership taught us live on." He adds that Jobs was a "brilliant genius who transformed technology into magic," and that a part of the Apple co-founder "still lives within all of us through his beautifully designed products and his no-compromises media experiences."


Sculley: CEO role at Apple was 'big mistake'

10/14, 4:55pm

Apple goal was to mass-market Macs

John Sculley -- once the CEO of Apple between 1983 to 1993 -- now admits that his hiring at the company was a "big mistake," according to a Cult of Mac interview. Formerly the president of Pepsi, Sculley was lured over to Apple because Steve Jobs was thought to be too young to be a CEO, and also because the company's board of directors hoped marketing success at Pepsi could be parlayed into mass-marketing computers. Jobs and Sculley were supposed to "work as partners," the latter notes, with their responsibilities split between technical issues and marketing.



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