Joshua Michael Stern (Swing Vote, Neverwas) directs, from an original screenplay by Matt Whiteley. A Five Star Feature Film Production, Jobs is produced by Mark Hulme.
Jobs is the powerful and true story of the visionary who set out to change the world...and did. The film chronicles Steve Jobs' transformation of character from the enthusiasm and self-discovery of his youth, to the personal demons that clouded his vision, and finally to the ultimate triumphs of his later life.
Ashton Kutcher plays the title role, with Josh Gad portraying Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Kevin Dunn plays Apple chairman Gil Amelio; Elden Henson plays computer scientist and Macintosh developer Andy Hertzfeld; Lenny Jacobson portrays Apple engineer Burrell Smith; Giles Matthey is iPod designer Jonathan Ive; Ahna O'Reilly plays Jobs' girlfriend Chris-Ann; Victor Rasuk is Apple's first employee and user interface architect Bill Fernandez; and J.K. Simmons plays venture capitalist and Apple investor Arthur Rock.
Dunn co-starred in HBO's Luck; Henson starred in El Dorado; Jacobson is co-starring on Showtime's Nurse Jackie; Matthey appeared in True Blood; O'Reilly was featured in The Help; Rasuk recently co-starred in HBO's How to Make It in America; and Simmons, best known for Juno, was recently seen in The Words.
Ron Eldard, John Getz, Lukas Haas, Dermot Mulroney, Matthew Modine, Lesley Ann Warren and James Woods also star.
The production began principal photography on location in Los Angeles and Los Altos in mid-June. A winter 2012 release is planned.