Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has heaped praise on Michael Fassbender’s portrayal of Steve Jobs in the forthcoming Danny Boyle biopic.
The movie was premiered over the weekend at the 42nd Telluride Film Festival in Colorado.
Wozniak told Deadline: “I saw a rough cut and I felt like I was actually watching Steve Jobs and the others, not actors playing them.
“I give full credit to Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin for getting it so right.”
However, he added that of all those on screen, he thought that Kate Winslet’s portrayal of Joanna Hoffman, one of the original Mac team, would be the one to get awards attention.
Meanwhile, Wosniak himself is played by Seth Rogen, with Jeff Daniels as John Sculley, Apple CEO through the 80s and early 90s, and Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, the mother of Jobs’ daughter Lisa.
The movie, which is released in the UK on November 13, focusses on three iconic product launches over the development of Apple, and also the internal politics within the company and its key players.
With Danny Boyle in the director’s chair, the script was penned by ‘The West Wing’ and 'The Social Network’ scribe Aaron Sorkin, based on the book 'Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson.
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