On Friday in us cinemas was the debut of the biographical film about Steve Jobs with Michael Fassbender in the title role. According to foreign media, debuted in four theaters, the picture has collected about $520 000.
“Fees “Steve jobs” in just four theaters was $520 942 – an average of $130 236. For comparison, the Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire” (2008) grossed $360 000 in 10 theaters for the weekend or $36 000 per point. Drama about the Apple founder Danny Boyle’s easily bypassed the “Mercenary” with a result of $67 000,” writes Deadline.
The publication notes that the average charges of the biography of the inventor of the iPhone happened at “the Sniper” Clint Eastwood, who in the same limited grossed $156 000 from every point of the show.
Prior to the appointment for the lead role Michael Fassbender film about one of the greatest minds of the planet for quite a long time was in limbo. The reason, in particular, was the reluctance of many artists to participate in the filming: the Director’s chair was offered to David Fincher and starring could fulfill Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian bale and Natalie Portman.
Material previously in the Hollywood Reporter about filming “Steve jobs” directed by Danny Boyle said that the widow of the late Apple founder personally called DiCaprio and Bale and “begged” them not to participate in the filming.
Active opposition to the release of “Steve jobs” by Lauren Powell jobs as well as dissatisfaction with colleagues of her late husband, had no effect on quality: the film received extremely positive reviews from film critics, including a 92% rating on the website Rotten Tomatoes, having received thus serious claim to fight for “Oscar” in several categories.
Biography of Steve jobs leaves in the Russian hire January 1, 2016.