In celebration of the film being announce as Sundance's closing night film, here's a new photo from jOBS, the biopic that perfectly apes Apple's naming scheme of a lowercase "j" followed by all caps. In the film, Ashton Kutcher plays Steve Jobs, and as you can see from the below "you caught me casually relaxing on a desk" comparison shot, he's doing a decent enough job with the look.
What remains to be seen is whether Kutcher's acting can pull off the part--and whether the film will be hold up to the inevitable comparisons to Aaron Sorkin's rival Jobs project or, like this very "casually relaxing on a desk" shot, fall to the competition:
You've seen Ashton Kutcher pretend to be youngish Steve Jobs by casually draping himself across a desk for jOBS. Now, here he is imitating the elder Jobs in a new photo tweeted by Punk'd himself. And look, with a split-face comparison! So you can tell he's probably not playing ... / Continue →
Yesterday brought a first look at jOBS with a short clip of Ashton Kutcher emphatic about the idea of a personal computer revolution. But if you ask Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, that's not the way that scene with Ashton Kutcher went down at all. That was not Ashton Kutcher's... / Continue →
We've seen that Ashton Kutcher can play the part of Steve Jobs motionless, caught casually draping himself across a desk. Now, with this first clip from jOBS, here's a chance to see him in action, and imagine the beautiful feelings it must rouse in Jobs' friends and family to s... / Continue →