Thesps click with Steve ‘Jobs’ indie

Kevin Dunn, Elden Henson, others join biopic

Kevin Dunn, Elden Henson, Lenny Jacobson, Giles Matthey, Ahna O’Reilly, Victor Rasuk and J.K. Simmons have joined the cast of indie Steve Jobs biopic “Jobs.”

Joshua Michael Stern (“Swing Vote”) directs from an original screenplay by Matt Whiteley. A Five Star production, “Jobs” is produced by Mark Hulme.

Ashton Kutcher plays the title role, with Josh Gad portraying Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

Dunn plays Apple chairman Gil Amelio, Henson plays computer scientist and Macintosh developer Andy Hertzfeld, Jacobson portrays Apple engineer Burrell Smith, Matthey is iPod designer Jonathan Ive, O’Reilly plays Jobs’ girlfriend Chris-Ann, Rasuk is Apple’s first employee and user interface architect Bill Fernandez, and Simmons plays venture capitalist and Apple investor Arthur Rock.

The production began principal photography on location in Los Angeles and Los Altos in mid-June for a release aimed for this winter.

Ron Eldard, John Getz, Lesley Ann Warren and James Woods are also in the cast.

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