After the success of
Now the Hollywood Reporter says
If that's indeed the case, it underscores one of the similarities between Fincher and Jobs: Jobs was and Fincher remains an uncompromising perfectionist with an unwavering belief in his own vision.
Whether that would have made Fincher just the man for the job may never be known; then again, it may yet. Mashable is reporting that Fincher "was never technically on the movie, neither is he technically off it, either." In other words, he "may still be in the mix for the job."
In the meantime, we got to thinking what other directors would be good candidates to direct Sony's Jobs movie. Perhaps Bennett Miller, who made baseball number-crunching dramatic in
Or maybe the brainy, versatile Steven Soderbergh, who himself nearly directed "Moneyball," could pull it off (if he decides to come out of movie director retirement). What about
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