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Ashton Kutcher Set For Steve Jobs Role

Ashton Kutcher will play Steve Jobs in a movie about the late Apple co-founder from his early days as a “wayward hippie” up to his technology ventures.

According to Variety, the independent film Jobs is based on a script by Matt Whiteley and will be directed by Joshua Michael Stern.

A separate movie project about Jobs, based on the 2011 biography by Walter Isaacson, is being developed at Sony Pictures Studios.

Kutcher, who replaced Charlie Sheen on the long-running television sitcom Two And A Half Men,” is scheduled to shoot the movie during that TV series’ production hiatus.

His big-screen credits include Valentine’s Day, What Happens in Vegas and The Butterfly Effect.

But he is probably better known for his marriage to actress Demi Moore.

The star of GI Jane announced last year they were to separate after six years.

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