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Natalie Portman in talks to star in Steve Jobs biopic
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Natalie Portman in talks to star in Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman is in talks to take a leading role in the new, much-discussed Steve Jobs biopic. 

The much talked about biopic was recently dropped by Sony Pictures, but has been picked up by Universal. The film will be directed by Danny Boyle, from a screenplay by The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin. 

Michael Fassbender is now thought to be attached to play Jobs, a role previously linked with Christian Bale and Leonardo DiCaprio, with Portman set to play Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of Steve, according to Deadline

Seth Rogen has been heavily linked with the role of Steve Wozniak, but there's been no final word on who will play that role. 

No release date has been confirmed as yet, but the film is expected to arrive towards the end of 2015.

There has been one biopic of Jobs already released, simply titled Jobs, it starred Ashton Kutcher and was released in 2013. 

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