Get a Hartford Courant subscription for less than 29 cents per day
Topics

Ashton Kutcher

'Steve Jobs' bombs: What went wrong with the Apple drama

'Steve Jobs' bombs: What went wrong with the Apple drama

When Amy Pascal allowed "Steve Jobs" to leave Sony for Universal, the studio chief fretted that she had let a modern day "Citizen Kane" slip through her fingers.

The strikingly literate biopic about the Apple co-founder was brilliant she noted, but after Leonardo DiCaprio and Christian Bale passed on the title role, it lacked a major star, limiting its commercial prospects. In the end, Pascal, whose job was already threatened by a string of flops like  "After Earth" and "White House Down,"

Loading
33°