London: Actor Jeff Daniels is in negotiations for a role in the Steve Jobs biopic. The ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ star could be in line to play former Apple CEO John Sculley, reported Digital Spy.
The project will be directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, who Daniels has collaborated with on ‘The Newsroom’. Natalie Portman has been confirmed for the role of Jobs’ daughter Joanna Hoffman. The biopic has already seen the loss of original star Christian Bale, and has moved to Universal from Sony .
Michael Fassbender is now attached to star as tech giant Jobs, with Seth Rogen in the role of Steve Wozniak – the co-founder of Apple Inc.