Funny or Die's Steve Jobs movie "iSteve" was scheduled to premiere today on the humor site, but following today's bombing at the Boston Marathon the company has posted a banner announcing that it has delayed the movie's premiere until April 17.

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The movie, which stars Justin Long as Jobs and Lost's Jorge Garcia as Steve Wozniak, is still having an in-theater premiere at the New Beverly Cinema tonight in Los Angeles.

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In addition to today's announcement regarding the "iSteve" delay, Funny or Die has linked to a statement from the American Red Cross about the Boston Marathon explosions, encouraging visitors to donate to the Boston Red Cross.

Top Rated Comments

RobertMartens Avatar
111 months ago
Some see this done out of respect. I see it done because of greed and money. The release would be overshadowed by news coverage of the unfortunate event in Boston and mean less attention and revenue generated for them.
Since you don't know why they did it, I think you should keep you own thoughts to yourself. If they hadn't postponed they would have been criticised too. Let's just assume they acted for the right reasons.

Notice I didn't try to get inside your head and announce to the world your true reasons for you posting as you did.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Battlefield Fan Avatar
111 months ago
Some see this done out of respect. I see it done because of greed and money. The release would be overshadowed by news coverage of the unfortunate event in Boston and mean less attention and revenue generated for them.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JayCee842 Avatar
111 months ago
Very respectful of them to do so.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dweezle3 Avatar
111 months ago
Nice to see that they have enough respect to postpone their release on something this big.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
filmantopia Avatar
111 months ago
Since you don't know why they did it, I think you should keep you own thoughts to yourself. If they hadn't postponed they would have been criticised too. Let's just assume they acted for the right reasons.

Notice I didn't try to get inside your head and announce to the world your true reasons for you posting as you did.

This is a top notch comment. Thumbs up.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Repo Avatar
111 months ago
Since you don't know why they did it, I think you should keep you own thoughts to yourself.

This is where discussion comes to die.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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