Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Movie Release Delayed & Gets New Title

March 18, 2013
Source: THR


After feasting our eyes on the first Steve Jobs biopic to hit big screens at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, THR reports the film jOBS, starring Ashton Kutcher as the Apple founder and visionary, will not be getting released on April 19th as we heard earlier this year, and will also officially have a new title. Though the original title unnecessarily used the iPod capitalization style, the film will simply be called Jobs. In addition, the film has been delayed as Open Road Films wanted more time to market the film rather than rushing it out to theaters. It makes sense since we haven't even seen an official poster or a trailer for the film just yet. We weren't particularly blown away by the film (see our video review here), but it's not abysmal.

Jobs is directed by Joshua Michael Stern and written by Matt Whiteley and tells the true story of one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history by chronicling the defining 30 years of Steve Jobs' life as he revolutionized the personal computer, founded Apple, introduced the world to the iPod and more. Ashton Kutcher plays Steve Jobs and the supporting cast includes the likes of Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons, Matthew Modine, James Woods and more. The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and does not yet have a new release date, but we still expect it in theaters sometime in 2013.

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  • So... it's the same title simply capitalized differently.
  • $126191
    I'd rather see a movie called 'Wozniak'.
  • The Obvious
    More like delayed due to terrible reviews at Sundance...
  • Market Share
    How about "kELSO"
  • Person.
    Wow. The jOBS iPod title joke reference thing is so obscure I didn't NOTICE it until this article pointed it out, and I've been waiting eagerly for this film. Good call on the retitle, I'd say.




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