Open Road Films has decided to delay the release of Jobs
, a movie that was originally scheduled to land in theaters on April 19, 2013. Not by accident, that date marks the 37th anniversary of the Apple Computer. As poetic as that might have been, Open Road Films ultimately wanted more time to market the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter
Jobs is a biographical film featuring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs. Kutcher, who replaced Charlie Sheen on the hit show Two and a Half Men
, may have beat out some big names for the role, as both George Clooney and Noah Wyle were both reportedly in the running
at one point.
The movie has already made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival two months ago and garnered mixed reviews. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was one of the more outspoken critics, calling the movie "awful and atrocious
." Wozniak hasn't seen the movie, but he did read a copy of the script and took issue with several parts of the film, including the way his relationship with Steve Jobs was portrayed.
Others were less critical, such as Gizmodo
, which said the film was "surprisingly nice