Sorkin, who won an Oscar for his screenplay on Facebook film The Social Network and created TV drama 'The West Wing', said on Thursday that he would be looking for an element of tension or an obstacle in Steve Job's life on which to hang the movie.
Movie studio Sony Pictures announced on tuesday that Sorkin would adapt Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography of the enigmatic genius behind the iPod and the iPhone. Jobs, 56, died in October after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer.
"I know so little about what I am going to write. I know what I am not going to write. It can't be a straight ahead biography because it's very difficult to shake the cradle-to-grave structure of a biography, "Sorkin told Reuters in an interview for his upcoming HBO drama 'The Newsroom'.
Sorkin noted that 'The Social Network' saw the Facebook story through the lens of an acrimonious lawsuit that pitted CEO Mark Zuckerberg against his Harvard friends over the creation of the social media network....more
11:36 AM, May 19, 2012