Hollywood Friday: Will Ashton Kutcher's 'Jobs' capture the essence of Steve Jobs?

Movies | | August 22, 2013, 4:54 pm
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The film records his darkest days, achievements, aspirations, and passions to change the world and question the impossible.

The film records his darkest days, achievements, aspirations, and passions to change the world and question the impossible.

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Earlier, the reports suggested that the film will release on Aug 16, 2013.

Earlier, the reports suggested that the film will release on Aug 16, 2013.

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'Jobs' was also selected as the closing film for the Sundance Film Festival.

'Jobs' was also selected as the closing film for the Sundance Film Festival.

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It was his striking resemblance with Steve Jobs that actor Ashton Kutcher was roped in to play the role of late Apple founder.

It was his striking resemblance with Steve Jobs that actor Ashton Kutcher was roped in to play the role of late Apple founder.

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Dermot Mulroney plays the role of investor and second CEO of Apple Compute Inc, Mike Markkula in the film.

Dermot Mulroney plays the role of investor and second CEO of Apple Compute Inc, Mike Markkula in the film.

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The film also stars Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, JK Simmons and Matthew Modine.

The film also stars Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, JK Simmons and Matthew Modine.

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The film has also been shot in some parts of India such as Delhi and Varanasi.

The film has also been shot in some parts of India such as Delhi and Varanasi.

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The film will release on August 22, 2013.

The film will release on August 22, 2013.

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Dermot Mulroney essays the role of investor and second CEO of Apple Compute Inc, Mike Markkula in the film.

Dermot Mulroney essays the role of investor and second CEO of Apple Compute Inc, Mike Markkula in the film.

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The film has been directed by Joshua Michael Stern.

The film has been directed by Joshua Michael Stern.

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The film was formerly named 'jOBS', but it was changed to 'Jobs'.

The film was formerly named 'jOBS', but it was changed to 'Jobs'.

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Ahna O'Reilly plays Ashton Kutcher's love interest in the film.

Ahna O'Reilly plays Ashton Kutcher's love interest in the film.

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The film revolves around the time when Steve Jobs dropped put of Reed College (1971) till the time he was re-employed as  CEO of Apple (1997).

The film revolves around the time when Steve Jobs dropped put of Reed College (1971) till the time he was re-employed as CEO of Apple (1997).

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The much-anticipated film 'Jobs' is expected to find several takers. But the question remains if actor Ashton Kutcher will be able to do justice to the role of Steve Jobs.

The much-anticipated film 'Jobs' is expected to find several takers. But the question remains if actor Ashton Kutcher will be able to do justice to the role of Steve Jobs.