Just days after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to the his forthcoming biography for a biopic. Deadline is also reporting Mark Gordon is attach to produce.
The book simply entitled “Steve Jobs” will follow the rise, fall and rise again of one most important innovators in the last 100 years. It was written by former CNN CEO Walter Isaacson and is set to hit stores Oct. 24.
This is not the first time a movie will be made about the former Apple head. The 1999 made-for-TV movie “Pirates of Silicon Valley” featured Noah Wyle as Jobs. The film was nominated for five Emmys.
Jobs died Oct. 5 at the age of 56.