Move over “jOBS” and Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming Steve Jobs movie, because Funny or Die is getting its Jobs biopic out first. The comedy website created its first feature film in just five days, and now it’s releasing the Justin Long-starring movie, “iSteve,” out online first.
“iSteve,” which runs almost 80 minutes in length, debuted on Funny or Die on April 15. That’s four days before “jOBS” initial release date, though it has since been postponed indefinitely. Don’t expect “iSteve” to be the best movie of all time (it was written in just three days, after all), but it should be a hilarious take on the obsession to get a movie out on Jobs’ life not long after the Apple co-founder’s death. Watch the full film here.
If you don’t have 80 minutes to dedicate to a maybe true, maybe exaggerated retelling of Jobs’ life, watch the trailer above. Also keep in mind that Funny or Die originally intended this movie to be a trailer spoof, but it developed into a feature-length story.
“In true Internet fashion, it’s not based on very thorough research — essentially a cursory look at the Steve Jobs Wikipedia page,” “iSteve” writer/director Ryan Perez told The New York Times back in March. “It’s very silly. But it looks at his whole life.”
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