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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:11 AM   #1
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Ashton Kutcher Believes Steve Jobs Role Meant for Him




The Daily spoke with Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme who is producing the upcoming Steve Jobs film that is starring Ashton Kutcher. Hulme reports that Kutcher is "pouring himself" into the role and "believes the role was meant for him".
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"He is already meeting with folks that knew Steve Jobs. He's working with professionals to get inside the voice. He's letting his hair grow out. I understand he's canceled all meetings and actually canceled all other projects,"
The news of Kutcher in the role of Steve Jobs was met with mixed reactions, but Hulme is confident in Kutcher's abilities as well as his personal interest in the role.




Steve Jobs (left) and Ashton Kutcher (right)
This film about Steve Jobs was reportedly in the works prior to Steve Jobs' death and before Walter Isaacson's Jobs biography was published. Sony purchased the rights to Isaacson's biography and is working on their own film about Steve Jobs.

Kutcher's film is set to start filming next month for release by Thanksgiving of this year. The focus will be on Steve Jobs' earlier life.
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"We decided between 1971, the initial partnership of Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, is where we would start and then the bulk of the script remains in the early years of Apple and the recruiting of [former Apple CEO] John Sculley from Pepsi and then of course Jobs' ousting and a smaller portion is his triumph and his return," Hulme said.
Jobs' earlier life and early days at Apple have been previously covered in other films such as Pirates of Silicon Valley.

Meanwhile, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak appears to be happy with the decision to cast Kutcher:
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The fear that many might have is that Ashton was selected because he's 'hot' right now. But I feel that his selection was done in the most professional manner. And I'm glad that he's onboard. I think he'll put a lot into it and that he cares about this particular subject.
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:12 AM   #2
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:17 AM   #3
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It will work for the 70s and 80s Steve. Not sure sure about the 90s and beyond.
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:19 AM   #4
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It will work for the 70s and 80s Steve. Not sure sure about the 90s and beyond.
Yeah they'll have to do some serious ageing tricks.. will be interesting to see. Can't say whether I think Kutcher will do a good job or not. I'm confident that he can do more than just That 70's Show style humour, but acting as Steve Jobs... ? That's a challenge.
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:26 AM   #5
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A bigger challenge beckons: finding someone to play Wozniak. His looks are one-of-a-kind, as is his genius
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:26 AM   #6
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A scary look alike.

I still have no idea what programmes Ashton has been on. The only thing I know him for is the race to 1 million followers on Twitter.

Michael Moore to play Woz. Nahh, just kidding.
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So long as he's not in the film based on the Walter Isaacson biography then that's just fine with me.
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A bigger challenge beckons: finding someone to play Wozniak. His looks are one-of-a-kind, as is his genius
Damn, you're right! I googled wozniak lookalike and the only thing I could find was this
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:32 AM   #9
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"believes the role was meant for him".
Same humble Ashton as always.
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:36 AM   #10
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Well .. obviously twins from different mom .. and dad

But Ashton need to be thinned out a bit for the role, maybe 2 3 months diet would help. Ashton's jaw .. is just a bit too big. Maybe Steve's eyes is a bit bigger, but a good makeup artist can handle it. Other than that, they're perfectly twin.
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Old Apr 4, 2012, 05:45 AM   #12
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Same humble Ashton as always.
Yeah, and Steve Jobs was just as "humble." All I can think of was how people underestimated Heath Ledger for the role as The Joker. Turned out quite a surprise. I think Ashton "might" pull it off too but nothing to bet the entire mortgage on.
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A bigger challenge beckons: finding someone to play Wozniak. His looks are one-of-a-kind, as is his genius
Steve Wozniak is Mark Addy plain and simple - http://www.google.com/search?client=...OaHz0gG9i42ZDA

Plus we know he has acting chops since he did a great Robert Baratheon in Game of Thrones.
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It will still be crap as it's a film and as such will be fake and false, it will never match the SENNA film because of this no matter what Hollywood tries to do with it!
If they want to tell Steve's story then they should make it the way as SENNA was with videos and interviews of the man and his friends and his businesses! Not some fake glorified 'story'.
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It will still be crap as it's a film and as such will be fake and false, it will never match the SENNA film because of this no matter what Hollywood tries to do with it!
If they want to tell Steve's story then they should make it the way as SENNA was with videos and interviews of the man and his friends and his businesses! Not some fake glorified 'story'.
Whereas there was more footage of Senna due to his career, Jobs was more of a private guy then Senna in terms of his job, so that technique may not have the same effect as it did with SENNA
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If they want to tell Steve's story then they should make it the way as SENNA was with videos and interviews of the man and his friends and his businesses! Not some fake glorified 'story'.
That would be a documentary not a movie.
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In addition to this movie, I want to see the movie of "Pirates of Silicon Valley 2 The Wrath of Jobs". That movie needs a sequel to tell the entire story.
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Who gives a crap? It proves you can draw a crowd with any stupid issue on the internet.
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That would be a documentary not a movie.
Any film that produces the illusion of motion is a movie.

Documentary is a sub-genre.
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"Ashton... He is so hot right now."
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This is just wrong. A silly punked character skilled in TV comedy to play the role of a very complex personality rising from rebel to one of the most successful entrepreneurs and showmen of all time.
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It's rather fascinating that Ashton Kutcher is famous at all. He's a completely talentless idiot.
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That would be a documentary not a movie.
You may think that, however if you watch SENNA you will see it as a story and not a documentary, a 'film' about Jobs will be crap end off, it will be fake, acting, as for Jobs being a private guy, I'm sure they could do something to make a film, interviews with friends and workers would do.
But this is Hollywood, the place that struggles to come up with any original content for anything so just rehashes stuff daily. Yeah, Total Recall, wow.... etc etc etc etc etc
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He may look alike... But with the roles hes played in the past not getting out of my head. How can u take him seriously? I mean "dude, wheres my car?"
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A bigger challenge beckons: finding someone to play Wozniak. His looks are one-of-a-kind, as is his genius


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