Aaron Sorkin will write Steve Jobs biopic

Deadline New York | The New York Times

Deadline's Mike Fleming confirms the news, reported Tuesday night by the Times' Michael Cieply, that "SportsNight" and "The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin will adapt Walter Isaacson’s bestselling Steve Jobs bio for film.

Last month HBO released the trailer for Sorkin's new show, "The Newsroom," which is based on Keith Olbermann.

Related: Jobs asked Isaacson to write bio in 2004 because ‘I wanted my kids to know me’ | Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs bio now ranked #1 on Amazon | Steve Jobs wanted to help New York Times, bonded with Rupert Murdoch

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    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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