Danny Boyle May Direct Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Biopic, With Leonardo Dicaprio Starring

boyle-dicaprio

No Social Network reunion for Aaron Sorkin’s untitled Steve Jobs biopic set up at Sony, but how about one for The Beach instead? THR reports the rather surprising turn of events that Danny Boyle, of all directors, is next on Sony’s target to direct the film after David Fincher fell out, and the potential new director has offered the lead role of the late Apple founder to Leonardo Dicaprio.

Boyle and Dicaprio last worked together 14 years ago on The Beach, and certainly that gritty, action-driven type of fare is what Boyle is known for, turning this potential project into something very different than it might have been under Fincher’s meticulous, pristine aesthetic.

But don’t get too attached just yet to this pairing the way some of us (ahem) got attached to a potential Fincher-directed flick, because just like the last dealmaking process, this is still far from a done thing. For one thing, as THR points out, Dicaprio is already committed to doing The Revenant this fall, which would push this Boyle reunion to 2015 if this configuration works out.

TNTZoneShadow03CovAFrancavill

“Both Mete Out A Kind Of Justice.” – David Avallone On The Connection Between The Twilight Zone And The Shadow

26372

“You Cannot Hear A Poem Without It Changing You” Review Of Neil Gaiman’s How To Talk To Girls At Parties

Chris Weston Draws The Brexit Turkeys

Brexit: Independence Day: The Movie: Recut

Dark_Night_A_True_Batman_Story_2016_Digital

Things To Do In Pasadena Tonight If You Like Batman

Rai From Valiant Comics In June’s Loot Crate – And Double Discount For The Next 2 Days

Philip Glenister

Reverend Anderson Displays Hard-Won Tokens In A Clip From Tonight’s Outcast

Meet Diana In New Lights Out Trailer

9 Ded Hed Zombie Makeup 2

The Origins Of Red Team Go Colorado At Denver Comic Con 2016

DC Has 17 Of The Top 25 Advance Reorders – But Civil War II #3 Midnight Tops The Chart