Seth Rogen reported to play the Woz to Christian Bale's Jobs

Seth Rogen reported to play the Woz to Christian Bale's Jobs
Although we've already seen two Steve Jobs biopics rushed to market following the Apple founder's death, the one that many have been waiting for is the project happening at Sony Films. Aaron Sorkin has finished the screenplay, the project has a director, and now the cast is getting filled out. The latest news is that Seth Rogen is in talks to play Steve Wozniak in the film.

The reports are somewhat scattered on the matter. The Wrap says Rogen is under consideration. Variety is calling it a done deal. And, The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Rogen hasn't officially signed on to the movie, and it actually isn't even clear if a formal offer has been made to Rogen. Overall though, it seems like Rogen is the top choice of the film's producers. If Rogen does sign on, he would be partnering with Christian Bale on screen. Bale recently signed on to the title role of Steve Jobs. There is also word that Jessica Chastain is being considered for the film, but it is unclear what role she would play. 

This biopic has been in the works for a while, and has had one major setback after Aaron Sorkin finished the script when the original director David Fincher was taken off of the project, and replaced with Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle. Of course, ultimately even if Seth Rogen does take on the role of Woz, he may not have all that big a part in the movie, which has been rumored to be focused around three major Apple announcements, and depending on which product events are covered, Woz wouldn't be around for most. Rumor has it that Sorkin chose the original Mac, NeXT, and the iPod events, and has left out the iPhone completely. 

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14 Comments

1. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

If the movie involves weed and acid, then of course Rogen will be the perfect fit for the role

2. JMartin22

Posts: 2370; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

This movie will flop because mainstream audiences don't care about cooperate executives biographies or even probably know who they are, despite how renowned and or polarizing they are in the tech community.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The Social Network anyone?

9. vincelongman

Posts: 5692; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Jobs (2013) with Ashton Kutcher as Jobs was a huge flop But this one has a much bigger budget, Bale as Jobs, Rogen as Woz and Danny Boyle directing, might actually be really good

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It seems like everything you convey is so friggin negative. I bet your girl loves your pillow talk...not. A trolling pessimistic bore.

6. stealthd unregistered

That's true for most companies, but not for companies like Apple or Microsoft.

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

McLovin should play Jobs.

7. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

A little young, but otherwise Seth Rogan seems like a good choice...

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I just want to watch The Interview movie where two men trying to assasinate Kim Jong-Un.

10. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

I wonder which actor can play Tim cook as he confessed yesterday

14. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

How does the dude being gay have anything to do with the movie?

11. memerandroid

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 27, 2014

i think that with all the apple hype thats running right now people are more interested in watching something related to the people who started all this. well my opinion

12. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Bale as Jobs is good cast, but I'm not sure about this one though. OffTopic: Who else thinks/agrees that Bale looked ugly as Batman?

13. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

The Woz might be a little pissed

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