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Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs film premiering at Sundance

Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs film premiering at Sundance
An image from the “jOBS” film website.
(thejobsmovie.com)

A Jan. 27 premiere date at the Sundance Film Festival has been set for the independent biopic of Steve Jobs’ life starring actor Ashton Kutcher.

The film, “jOBS,” will be the festival’s closing night film, according to a press release from the film festival. Movies playing at the film festival were announced Monday.

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The movie is set to chronicle “the defining 30 years” of Jobs’ life, according to the film’s description.

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Kutcher’s “jOBS” will be the first of two upcoming movies based of the late Apple co-founder’s life.

The other film, titled “Steve Jobs,” is based on Jobs’ official biography by Walter Isaacson that was released last year. That movie is being made by Sony Pictures with the screenwriting left to Aaron Sorkin, who recently said the entire movie will be just three scenes portrayed in real time.

The two films are still a ways away, but for now, we’ll leave you with this tweet comparing a “jOBS” press shot of Kutcher with the actual Jobs.

Eerie. Jobs & Kutcher. twitter.com/MadLid/status/… — Lidija Davis (@MadLid) December 4, 2012

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