Actress Natalie Portman is reportedly being cast as one of the star of a biopic of Apple Inc.
founder Steve Jobs.
The planned movie is now going to be produced by Universal Pictures after Sony dropped it, Entertainment wise reported.
The movie will now be starring also Michael Fassbender who will take the role after Chistian Bale will no longer take it “after much deliberation and conflicting feelings.” Earlier it was reported that Former Batman actor Bale is replacing Leonardo DiCaprio to play the role of Jobs.
The biopic by Walter Isaacson of the late Jobs will be directed by Danny Boyle known for films like ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and ‘Trainspotting.’ DiCaprio was initially tapped to play the role but bailed out for another project.
Aaron Sorkin in an interview with Bloomberg stated about Bale, “We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that’s Chris Bale.
He really is a phenomenal actor.” But this is no longer the case and the movie will now have a new actor.
The Kutcher movie however was not a box office success when it only earned $6.7 million in its first weekend.
Critics did not find the movie as success too.
Steve Jobs was the co-founder chairman of Apple, though he left the company briefly, he returned and was behind the the development of the iMac, iTunes, iPOd, iPhone and iPad.
He was also responsible for Apple becoming ” the world’s most valuable publicly traded company in 2011.
Seth Rogen have also been reportedly thrown into the rumored cast to play Steve Wozniak.
Fassbender is popularly known as ” Magneto” in the X-File movies.
Portman, who was raised primarily in Jericho, won the Academy Award for Actress for the ballet psychodrama “Black Swan” (2010).
She had been nominated for Supporting Actress for “Closer” (2004).