Published On: Wed, Oct 7th, 2015

Steve Jobs’ Widow Laurene Powell-Jobs Reportedly Tried To Block Aaron Sorkin’s Film: Here’s Why

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After Steve Jobs’ death, several books and movies have attempted to portray the legendary Apple founder’s life story. One of the most notable films about the former CEO’s life is the one made by Joshua Michael Stern with actor Ashton Kutcher cast in the titular role.

This October, another film simply called “Steve Jobs” will be released in theaters all over the world.

However, Steve Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell-Jobs reportedly lobbied against this new film written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle. Apparently, Powell-Jobs and the people who knew the former CEO personally believe that the film with Michael Fassbender as Jobs plays down his accomplishments while depicting him as cruel and inhumane.

“A whole generation is going to think of him in a different way if they see a movie that depicts him in a negative way, ” says Bill Campbell, a friend of Jobs and an Apple board member.

Read the full story at Tech Times, by Alyssa Navarro

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