One of the most buzz-worthy titles at this year's
The film follows Jobs' life from 1971 through 2000, and much of the picture was shot in the garage where the late entrepreneur first launched Apple Inc. in Palo Alto.
The movie, which is to premiere at Sundance on Jan. 25, is the first of two new Hollywood productions that center on Jobs. The other, being written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter
In a statement announcing the film's acquisition, producer Michael Hulme described Kutcher's performance in "jOBS" as "inspiring and unforgettable." But reception for the film at the Park City, Utah, festival will be a bellwether for Kutcher, the 34-year-old star of TV's "
In recent years, Kutcher has primarily appeared in movies such as the romantic comedies