Michael Fassbender looks nothing like Steve Jobs – that’s a given. However, Michael Fassbender is possibly the greatest actor working today and that means Steve Jobs is essential viewing. It’s not about an impersonation, it’s about acting. Movies In Focus is hoping this finally scores Fassbender the Academy Award that nobody had the cojones to give him for Shame or 12 Years A Slave.
Danny Boyle never takes the safe option and a cast that includes Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels means that this a monumentally intriguing possibility – and we haven’t even mentioned that this was scripted by the mighty Aaron Sorkin.
We’ve already seen Ashton Kutcher play the Apple guru in 2013’s Jobs. That movie was forgotten – but Steve Jobs should be a big player come the 2015 awards season.
Steve Jobs hits screens on 9 October 2015