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Sony Close to Film Rights for Jobs Biography
Posted By Abe Brown On October 10, 2011 @ 10:00 am In Innovation,Internet and Online Business,Managing Technology | No Comments
Sony is in final talks to buy the movie rights to the soon-to-be-released Steve Jobs biography . Jobs authorized the book, and it was written by former Time magazine managing editor Walter Isaacson. The biography was originally set to debut in November, but its publisher, Simon & Schuster, moved up the publication date to Oct. 24 following Jobs’ death last week.The studio will pay about $1 million for the film rights. Sony won big on the last biopic on a tech god: The Social Network won Oscars, made nearly $100 million domestically, and turned its young cast into superstars.
Read more at The New York Times .
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 soon-to-be-released Steve Jobs biography: http://technology.inc.com/2011/10/06/steve-jobs-biography-moves-up-release-date-to-oct-24/
 The New York Times: http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/08/sony-is-said-to-buy-film-rights-to-jobs-biography/
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