(LOS ANGELES) — Ashton Kutcher has been tapped to play Steve Jobs in a film based on the late Apple CEO’s life.
The Two and a Half Men star will star in the biopic chronicling Jobs’ life from his hippie days to co-founding Apple, reports Variety.
The biopic will be produced by Five Star Institute’s Mark Hulme and directed by Joshua Michael Stern. Production is scheduled to start in May.
Sony Pictures is also producing a Jobs film based on the book by Walter Isaacson.
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