Ashton Kutcher has just signed on to star as Steve Jobs in the indie pic “Jobs,” according to Variety.”The film will chronicle Steve Jobs from wayward hippie to co-founder of Apple,” reports the trade.
Kutcher will shoot the film in May while on hiatus from his CBS sitcom “Two and a Half Men.”
Five Star Institute’s Mark Hulme is set to finance and produce the film, while Joshua Michael Stern (“Swing Vote”) will direct from a script by Matt Whiteley.
When Jobs passed away in October, Kutcher took to Twitter to express his condolences:
“I never thought I could be so busted up about the loss of someone I never met. #stevejobs. Sending love & light to everyone @Apple & the entire Jobs family. Today we lost a Giant who will be missed even by those who didn’t know him.”
Doesn’t sound like an April Fool’s joke to us.
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