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Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (left) will be providing the script for the upcoming biopic of Steve Jobs (right).

17 May – Sony Pictures Entertainment has finally found their winning screenwriter for their highly anticipated Steve Jobs film, and it is none other than multiple Emmy-winning Aaron Sorkin, who won an Oscar in 2011 for his adaptation of "The Social Network", according to Hollywood Reporter.

"Steve Jobs story is unique: he was one of the most revolutionary and influential men not just of our time but of all time. There is no writer working in Hollywood today who is more capable of capturing such an extraordinary life for the screen than Aaron Sorkin; in his hands, we're confident that the film will be everything that Jobs himself was: captivating, entertaining and polarizing," said Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal.

It is reported that Sorkin will pen the story of the late Apple founder closely based on the best-selling biographical book titled "Steve Jobs", which was written by former Time magazine managing editor Walter Isaacson.

There is still no information on who will star as Steve Jobs in the Sorkin-scripted film although "New Year's Eve" star Ashton Kutcher is playing the late tech icon for another project titled "Jobs".

His other screenplays include "Moneyball", "Charlie Wilson's War", "The American President", "Malice", and "A Few Good Men". Currently, Sorkin is working on a musical based on the life of Houdini, with music and lyrics by Oscar and Grammy winner Stephen Schwartz and stars Hugh Jackman.


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