Sony Corp.’s movie studio is in final talks to buy the movie rights to do a highly anticipated biographic film of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The studio is negotiating to pay around one million dollars for the rights to the project.
After the passing of Steve Jobs last Wednesday, publisher Simon & Schuster quickened the release date on Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” by a month to October 24. Now a large number of pre-orders of the digital e-book have placed the book as one of the most anticipated. (AV)