Sony Pictures Plans Steve Jobs Movie

Studio is acquiring the rights to the upcoming book: Deadline
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 8, 2011 6:43 AM CDT
Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the Apple Nano in 2007.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

(Newser) – Steve Jobs the icon will soon be Steve Jobs the movie. Sony Pictures is acquiring the rights to the soon-to-be-released authorized biography of Jobs, reports Deadline. The book by Walter Isaacson of Time—one of the few people Jobs spoke to in his final days, notes the New York Times—is due out Oct. 24. Jobs' family held a small private funeral for the Apple co-founder yesterday, reports the Wall Street Journal. No public services are planned.

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