Leonardo DiCaprio might play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

The director and lead actor of the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic are still up in the air, and another pair of big names are now reportedly being eyed for the roles: Leonardo DiCaprio and Slumdog Millionaire-director Danny Boyle. The Hollywood Reporter says that Sony Pictures is now in talks to sign Boyle, who has already approached DiCaprio about the possibility of starring as Jobs. The Social Network director David Fincher had previously been in talks to direct with Christian Bale starring, but Sony is reportedly replacing him over high pay requests.

The combination of Boyle and DiCaprio would also be likely to make the film appeal to a far broader audience than the pairing of Fincher and Bale might. Though Boyle and…

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