Watch: Michael Fassbender in ‘Steve Jobs’ Intense First Trailer

Everyone hates Steve Jobs in the first trailer for the new movie about the Apple co-founder.

“What do you do? You’re not an engineer. You’re not a designer. You can’t put a hammer to a nail. I built the circuit board. The graphical interface was stolen. So how come, 10 times in a day, I read Steve Jobs is a genius. What do you do?” asks Seth Rogen’s Steve Wozniak to Michael Fassbender’s Jobs.

“Musicians play their instruments. I play the orchestra,” Fassbender’s Jobs responds arrogantly. “You had three weeks; the universe was created in a third of that time,” he later tells a subordinate about resolving a problem.

Danny Boyle is directing the film from Aaron Sorkin’s script — adapted from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography “Steve Jobs.”

Universal picked up the project in November, less than a week after Sony put the high-profile feature into turnaround.

Kate Winslet plays ex-Macintosh marketing chief Joanna Hoffman, while Jeff Daniels portrays former Apple CEO John Sculley. The film also stars Katherine Waterston as Chrisann Brennan, Jobs’ ex-girlfriend, and Michael Stuhlbarg as Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original members of the Apple Macintosh development team.

The movie, which is divided into three parts — each before one of Apple’s notorious product launches — hits theaters on October 9.

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  1. Bill B. says:

    A great director, a great writer and a great cast. I hope this is a great film, but my only cause for concern is Fassbinder. He’s an outstanding actor, but he seems so physically wrong for the role. Perhaps if his performance is so great, that can be overlooked. Hope so.

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