Ron Eldard, John Getz, Lesley Ann Warren and James Woods have joined Ashton Kutcher in Jobs, the biopic about the iconic Silicon Valley visionary. The cast also includes Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, Matthew Modine and Dermot Mulroney.
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. Ron Eldard is Apple designer Rod Holt; John Getz portrays Jobs' father Paul Jobs; Lesley Ann Warren plays Jobs' adoptive mother Clara Jobs; and James Woods is Jobs' former Dean of Students Jack Dudman. Lukas Haas is Apple engineer Daniel Kottke; Matthew Modine portrays former Apple CEO John Sculley; and Dermot Mulroney is investor and second Apple CEO Mike Markkula.
Eldard co-starred in Super 8; Getz was last seen in The Social Network; Warren recently co-starred on USA's In Plain Sight and Desperate Housewives; Woods is starring in the upcoming Jamesy Boy.
The production began principal photography on location in Los Angeles and Los Altos in mid-June. A winter 2012 release is planned.