Universal Releases New Trailer for Upcoming 'Steve Jobs' Movie

Universal today launched the second official trailer for the upcoming Steve Jobs movie, directed by Danny Boyle and starring Michael Fassbender (via Coming Soon). Set backstage at three of Jobs' biggest product launches, the movie aims to showcase the personality of the former Apple CEO through some of the most intense and public moments of his life.

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The film also stars Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet, and Jeff Daniels as Steve Wozniak, Joanna Hoffman, and John Sculley, respectively. Since initial rumors began on the movie's production four years ago, it's faced multiple changes in directors and lead actors for the role of Steve Jobs.


The movie debuted last week at the Telluride Film Festival to nearly-universal positive acclaim, with some calling it "thrilling" and Steve Wozniak himself noting its accuracy to real life events. The movie will next make its premiere as the Centerpiece for the New York Film Festival before debuting in limited release on October 9, and going wide on October 16.

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Top Rated Comments

macfoxpro Avatar
114 months ago
Androids have been doing this for years
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dearfriendx Avatar
114 months ago
I'm seeing this. Who else?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr-Stabby Avatar
114 months ago
I'm very much looking forward to this. Have to admit though, purely from the trailer admittedly, but Michael Fassbender, while a good actor does not look, sound or act like Steve Jobs. There's no hook. Which makes it really distracting. Even with Ashton Kutcher there was something, and Noah Wyle was perfect. Michael Fassbender, i'm just not seeing Steve there. It doesn't help that this is such recent history that we all know exactly how Steve looked and acted.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iJandro Avatar
114 months ago
If Anthony Hopkins can pull off Nixon, then I have no doubt that Michael Fassbender can pull off Steve Jobs (take note that neither of them resembled their parts).
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BMcCoy Avatar
114 months ago
Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace, in Lovelace
Angelina Jolie as Mariance Pearl, in A Mighty Heart
Channing Tatum as Mark Shultz, in Foxcatcher
Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg, in Kill Your Darlings
James Franco as Aron Ralston, in 127 Hours
Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale Jr, in Catch Me If You Can
Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort, in The Wolf of Wall Street
Reese Witherspoon as June Carter Cash, in Walk The Line

What links all those castings in biopics?
..The actor looks nothing like the real-life person they are playing.

But acting is not impersonating. If it was, movies would be very different indeed. And a lot less enjoyable.

I guess there is a subjective difference when the real-life character is so much more well known, as is the case here, with Steve Jobs. And I would predict that that will create a barrier of some kind with all of us when watching this film, even those of us defending the casting of a quality actor like Fassbender.

But take a look at those movies listed above again.. and if you've seen a few of them, how do you feel about them?
Did you enjoy them? Did you not enjoy them?
And was your enjoyment based upon how much the character looked like their real-life counterpart... or was it based upon the quality of the acting, the script, the plot, the cinematography, the style, the story, the tension, the supporting cast, the locations, the visual effects, etc etc etc.

Finally, it is foolish to judge a movie that you have not yet seen.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
freediverx Avatar
114 months ago
I'm very much looking forward to this. Have to admit though, purely from the trailer admittedly, but Michael Fassbender, while a good actor does not look, sound or act like Steve Jobs. There's no hook. Which makes it really distracting.
It's a film with an Aaron Sorkin screenplay. It's all about the dialog.

As Sorkin himself was quoted, "you have to think of it as a painting not a photograph."
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)