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Justin Long to star as Steve Jobs in satirical biopic 'iSteve'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Mar 2013 21:24 User comments (4)

Justin Long to star as Steve Jobs in satirical biopic 'iSteve' 'Funny or Die,' the comedy video website started by Will Ferrell, will host "the first Steve Jobs movie," a satirical pic called 'iSteve.'
The movie will star Justin Long as Jobs and Jorge Garcia of 'Lost' as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The movie, which will be about 65 minutes long, will debut on the site on April 15th.

iSteve comes on the heels of Ashton Kutcher's 'jOBS' biopic being delayed, and Aaron Sorkin's Sony-backed Jobs biopic being set for release in late 2014.

The movie is a satire of biopics in general and will stretch facts and stick completely to Funny or Die's comedy roots, although the long-form film is certainly a move away from the site's regular content, which are 5 minute clips or shorter.

"In true Internet fashion, it's not based on very thorough research -- essentially a cursory look at the Steve Jobs Wikipedia page," said Ryan Perez, iSteve's writer and director (via NYT). "It's very silly. But it looks at his whole life. We might not be the best, but we will be the first."

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4 user comments

119.3.2013 6:56

I will watch this

"You know, it seems that quotes on the internet are becoming less and less reliable." -Abraham Lincoln.

219.3.2013 19:28

already bookmarked the

319.3.2013 20:55

Remind us when it gets released please Andre.


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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420.3.2013 1:40

This should be entertaining, can't wait.

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