In an interview with Reuters, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, the man behind “The Social Network” and the soon-to-be Steve Jobs screenplay disclosed the production will not be “a straightforward biography.”
On Tuesday, movie studio Sony Pictures announced Sorkin will be adapting Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, the former CEO of Apple who died at 56 in October after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer.
“I know so little about what I am going to write. I know what I am not going to write. It can’t be a straight ahead biography because it’s very difficult to shake the cradle-to-grave structure of a biography, ” Sorkin told reporters at a news conference for his upcoming HBO drama “The Newsroom.”
In the interview, Sorkin revealed the film studio hired Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the man that helped found Apple from a garage in 1976, as a “tutor” on all the technical aspects of computers and on Jobs himself. Continue reading