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Seth Rogen set to co-star alongside Christian Bale in new Steve Jobs biopic
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Seth Rogen set to co-star alongside Christian Bale in new Steve Jobs biopic

Seth Rogen, best known for his roles in the likes of This Is The End and Knocked Up, has been lined up to co-star in the newly confirmed biopic of Apple founder Steve Jobs. 

The biopic will be directed by Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting man Danny Boyle and will begin shooting in the next couple of months. Christian Bale will star as Jobs, with the film's script coming from The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin. 

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Rogen is being lined up to play Steve Wozniak. Wozniak co-founded Apple with Jobs and Ronald Wayne. He first met Jobs when they worked together at Atari and later was responsible for creating the early Apple computers. 

The report also suggests that producer are eyeing Jessica Chastain for one of the film's other key roles. 

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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