"Steve Jobs' story is unique: he was one of the most revolutionary and influential men not just of our time but of all time," said Sony Pictures co-head Amy Pascal in a statement issued to EW.com. "There is no writer working in Hollywood today who is more capable of capturing such an extraordinary life for the screen than Aaron Sorkin; in his hands, we're confident that the film will be everything that Jobs himself was: captivating, entertaining, and polarizing."
Jobs, the computer genius who helped revolutionize the communication and entertainment industries, died of cancer last October. He was 56.
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