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Who Would Play Steve Jobs in the Apple Movie?

With all the hubbub of lovely Leo getting cast as Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari, I'm hoping that this is the herald for Hollywood movies about Silicon Valley denizens. Thankfully, this Leo flick sounds more compelling than Josh Hartnett's August, and I think it's because this is a biopic. I want to see the history of tech, not a total dramatization.

When I think of what stories I'd really like to see played out on the big screen, I of course think of my Steves. I want to see the fashionista Jobs and the ladies' man Wozniak as young ones creating an empire and all the ups and downs in doing so. Someone thought Noah Wylie would be a good Jobs, but I disagree — I'd like to see someone a little more dynamic announce iPhone 3G's and such. I've got a few suggestions for actors below, but let me know who you'd think would make the best silver-screen Steve!

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coachluvr33 coachluvr33 9 years
I love Ed Norton. He is soooo good.
yadiet yadiet 9 years
edward norton is sooo hot!!!
droguedemusique droguedemusique 9 years
after seeing ryan goslings performance in "half nelson" and then "lars and the real girl" i think he would be perfect for the job.
Ellen-Page Ellen-Page 9 years
So sorry for the double-post, newbie here… just want to add besides all that Aaron Eckhart was born in… Cupertino, California, where Apple's HQ is located. I sort of win. ;)
Ellen-Page Ellen-Page 9 years
Aaron Eckhart, fine actor and the guy just looks like Steve Jobs. http://www.imdb.com/media/rm73766400/nm0001173 here with an iBook… :) http://www.imdb.com/media/rm995399680/nm0001173
little1 little1 9 years
Oops! Meant 38. If he was 48 he would look pretty damn good. Sorry. Jason Bateman would be good too. I liked him in Juno
amkc amkc 9 years
Ed Norton isn't 48 - he's 38.
astrid astrid 9 years
Noah Wyle was awesome! I cannot see someone else in Steve's skin.
tlight tlight 9 years
While I think Aston's looks are closest, I want to see Ryan Gosling in this role. I can't get enough of that kid!
AKirstin AKirstin 9 years
Anyone by Ryan Gosling, yuck. Kayla, I was thinking of Nathon Fillion, too! I voted for Jason Bateman, he seems very much the right choice.
shalee55 shalee55 9 years
SO WE AGREE
raffyx raffyx 9 years
Noah WylE
brynna brynna 9 years
Um, hello? EDWARD NORTON! God I love him!
saritabonita saritabonita 9 years
ADAM SCOTT! please google him and tell me he doesnt look like steve jobs jajajaj . omg. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004395/
saritabonita saritabonita 9 years
I agree that since ed norton is older, this doesnt make him the best candidate. and i think that although he is a great actor, he's prolly too serious for this role. I like jason bateman. he kind of reminds me of him. They'd need to dye his hair or use a wig. steve jobs was cute when he was young. bummer. jajaja
mo_ri_ah mo_ri_ah 9 years
Owwwwww, young Jobsies is a babe!
little1 little1 9 years
Ed Norton is an awesome actor but Ryan Gosling would be better because he's younger. Steve is 55 and Norton is 48. I think someone has to be younger to play Steve when he first founded Apple. I think he was around 22 at the time.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 9 years
I honestly dont know Steve Jobs personality. If he's quirky then I would say Bateman for sure. But if he is just like a normal guy with a sorta funny sense of humor, then Ed. I voted for Ed cause he seemed the most capable.
Greentea1203 Greentea1203 9 years
Oops. I hit post too soon. I love Jason Bateman and I think he looks the most like Steve.
Greentea1203 Greentea1203 9 years
I <3 Jason Bateman and I think he looks the most like him.
amkc amkc 9 years
Ed Norton - best actor in the group. I really do like Jason Bateman though.
roor roor 9 years
i picked Ed Norton , but the other names people mentioned would work better - Christian Bale, Nathan Fillion and Matthew Fox. No thanks to Ashton, there are always better actors out there, he can stick to his usual roles.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 9 years
whoa steve jobs was hot
gabichou26 gabichou26 9 years
Am I the only one who likes Ashton Kutcher for this? I think he looks a lot like Young Steve, especially in the two photos you put up, and he has that kind of playful, young thing going on. And lol @ menthadict.
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