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Kutcher will take on the role of Jobs in the new film

The first official photo of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs has been released on the Web ahead of the premiere of the new movie based on the Apple leader's life. 
 
Back in April of this year, it was announced that Kutcher would play the role of Jobs in a new indie movie called "jOBS." The movie is directed by Joshua Michael Stern, who is best known for directing Disney's 2008 comedy "Swing Vote." The script for "jOBS" was written by Matt Whiteley. 
 
Now, the first official photo of Kutcher acting as Jobs has made its way around the Web, and many are weighing in on whether he resembles the late Apple CEO or not. 
 
The photo shows Kutcher dressed in classic "young" Jobs attire -- a button-up shirt and jeans. He has a similar hairstyle with the goatee and a watch that resembles Jobs' style as well. The background shows the IBM poster "THINK" and an old Apple Monitor II. 
 
This photo is meant to closely replicate an old photo of Jobs, where he's sitting on a wood table in similar clothing with the same items in the background. 
 
Jobs passed away October 5, 2011 after stepping down as Apple CEO only two months earlier. He died due to complications involving pancreatic cancer. Tim Cook took over as Apple's CEO.
 
What do you think? Does Kutcher look like Jobs? Feel free to share in the comments. 
 
Steve Jobs
 
 
Ashton Kutcher

Source: Vanity Fair



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He actually looks a lot like him...
By tayb on 12/4/2012 5:25:55 PM , Rating: 2
I am not a huge fan of Kutcher unless he is playing Kelso and I think Jobs had an ego problem (to put it lightly) but Kutcher at least looks the part!

Let the flaming of Steve Jobs and Apple commence!




RE: He actually looks a lot like him...
By GulWestfale on 12/4/2012 5:43:19 PM , Rating: 4
double douches


By StevoLincolnite on 12/4/2012 9:18:16 PM , Rating: 3
They're brothers from another mother, perfect fit for the top douche.


By inperfectdarkness on 12/5/2012 3:01:01 AM , Rating: 2
Agreed. Type-casting at its finest.

It won't be a real biographical movie unless it portrays the "Beloved Leader" in all his douchy glory. I anticipate this movie will have to be offered in 3-D only...since the visual effects of said movies make it much easier to replicate "reality distortion".

I also want to see monologues about how "Beloved Leader" explains that prior art doesn't exist. Ever.


RE: He actually looks a lot like him...
By Demoure on 12/4/2012 5:51:38 PM , Rating: 1
Speaking of flaming, Kutcher looks pretty flaming in that pose dressed up as retro-jobs.


RE: He actually looks a lot like him...
By Brandon Hill (blog) on 12/4/2012 6:09:04 PM , Rating: 5
You see what you want to see...


By Azethoth on 12/9/2012 5:41:38 AM , Rating: 2
I see dead people.


By ClownPuncher on 12/4/2012 6:11:22 PM , Rating: 2
You'd hit it.


RE: He actually looks a lot like him...
By someguy123 on 12/5/2012 1:57:54 AM , Rating: 2
I actually think it may be an interesting movie, if accurate. Guy was a real lunatic and hippie. Would make for a pretty entertaining film.


By ProZach on 12/5/2012 5:16:02 PM , Rating: 2
Speaking of accuracy, I supposed the whole illegitimate child thing will not surface in the film. Nor his angry and tyrannous "thermonuclear" mood-swings.

I estimate it will be accurate as far as remembering him like a hero or success story. In that case, I'll pass. But I might prefer the real story including the ugly truths, like that Johnny Cash movie.

Actually I think Steve-O would make a better Diznee animation toon: turtleneck, jeans, and a temper like Yosemite Sam. (And imagine the Bill & Woz caricatures while we're at it.)


jOBS?
By Touche on 12/4/2012 6:43:27 PM , Rating: 2
Why "jOBS" and not "Jobs"? Is it some letter/word play I don't get?




RE: jOBS?
By techhappy on 12/4/2012 6:51:21 PM , Rating: 1
Wow, is that a joke? Like every apple product is lettered this way, iPad, iTouch, iPhone, iMac. Its meant to elicit a similar response to the products that Apple created and marketed.


RE: jOBS?
By Touche on 12/4/2012 7:00:37 PM , Rating: 4
Ah, so it IS retarded.


RE: jOBS?
By Camikazi on 12/4/2012 7:41:41 PM , Rating: 5
So wouldn't it be jObs then or is that just too stupid?


RE: jOBS?
By Flunk on 12/4/2012 7:57:12 PM , Rating: 3
Apple owns the copyright on dropping capitals to the second letter, they're sue!


RE: jOBS?
By StinkyWhizzleTeeth on 12/6/2012 12:05:24 PM , Rating: 2
eBay


The plot..WARNING SPOILER!
By Ammohunt on 12/4/2012 8:09:50 PM , Rating: 3
Steve Jobs: Dude!
Steve Wozniak: Sweet!
Steve Jobs: Dude!
Steve Wozniak: Sweet!

Bill Gates: Annnndddd then?




RE: The plot..WARNING SPOILER!
By DiscoWade on 12/5/2012 8:33:45 AM , Rating: 2
The movie will start off like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R706isyDrqI

Then end up like this:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/apple


RE: The plot..WARNING SPOILER!
By dice1111 on 12/5/2012 8:34:37 AM , Rating: 2
Isn't that from "Dude, where's my Segway?"


By Arsynic on 12/5/2012 9:56:53 AM , Rating: 2
Revisionist history or true to life film? We'll see.




By Ammohunt on 12/5/2012 2:40:43 PM , Rating: 2
I'd pay to see "Steve Jobs Vampire Hunter"


Pixar
By westrock2000 on 12/15/2012 9:55:37 AM , Rating: 2
I think it would be cool if they touched on Pixar and possibly some cameos of a young John Lassiter, maybe even some George Lucas thrown in there.

I always found the Pixar aspect to be one of Jobs better accomplishments.




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