Ashton Kutcher movie ‘jOBS’ to premiere later this month.
jOBS, the Steve Jobs biopic starring Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher, is set to hit cinemas in April, according to a distribution deal announced on Thursday (January 3rd).
The movie, which was written by Matthew Whitely and directed by Joshua Michael Stern, is based on Jobs’s life from 1971 through to 2000 and is set to premiere on the closing night of the Sundance Film Festival later this month.
Tom Ortenberg, chief executive of the film’s distributor Open Road, commented: "jOBS is certain to resonate with audiences and we are thrilled to partner with Five Star Films to bring this film to theaters."
Meanwhile, Trevor Groth, director of programming for the Sundance Film Festival, said: "The films in the Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections offer compelling portraits of worlds and people ranging from the beloved to the misunderstood to the unknown.
"Expertly crafted by some of the most esteemed filmmakers in the world these films have the power to delight audiences at the Festival and impact our culture at large."
Official jOBS synopsis below:
"jOBS / U.S.A. (Director: Joshua Michael Stern, Screenwriter: Matt Whiteley) — The true story of one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history, jOBS chronicles the defining 30 years of Steve Jobs’ life. jOBS is a candid, inspiring and personal portrait of the one who saw things differently. Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons, Matthew Modine."