Shalom Life | October 16, 2015

Natalie Portman Turned Down Role in 'Jobs' Biopic

Despite previous reports, Portman will not be joining Michael Fassbender in Danny Boyle's film.

By: Sara Torvik

Published: December 10th, 2014 in Culture » Film » News

There was talk before Thanksgiving that Natalie Portman would be featured as the female lead in the new Steve Jobs biopic simply entitled Jobs,but now it appears that she has parted ways with the film.

Reasons for her departure are not actually known, but it is likely because news of her possible involvement broke before the actress had actually made a decision to commit to the part. Nonetheless, production is still on track for the spring and other actresses are already being considered for the part.

What we do know for certain is that the film will feature Michael Fassbender in the lead role as Steve Jobs, as well as Seth Rogen as Steven Wozniak. Danny Boyle will be directing the film, Aaron Sorkin is responsible for the script, and Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady will be producing.

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