Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Exclusive: Matthew Modine Cast as John Sculley in Steve Jobs Movie: Exclusive Pic


Matthew Modine–hot right now in the upcoming “Dark Knight Rises”– just got cast in the new Steve Jobs movie. This is the one starring Ashton Kutcher. Modine will play John Sculley, one of the founders of Apple. Sculley was president of the company from 1983 to 1993 was responsible for their many early successes. A falling out with Steve Jobs caused him to be ousted in 1993. Pictured below: Modine in an Apple shirt made for him by a friend. And Sculley in the real thing.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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