With the promising premiere line-up for Sundance Film Festival 2013 recently unveiled, we’ve got first look at two upcoming biopics set to debut at the festival. Above one can see the first official image of Ashton Kutcher as the late Apple pioneer Steve Jobs in Joshua Michael Stern‘s biopic jOBS. The closing night film follows “the true story of one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history and chronicles the defining 30 years of Jobs’ life.” Also starring Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons and Matthew Modine, it’s described as a “candid, inspiring and personal portrait of the one who saw things differently.”
We’ve also got our first image from a very different icon, as Lovelace is set to premiere at the festival Below, one can see Amanda Seyfried in the title role of the film by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (Howl). Also starring Peter Sarsgaard, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, James Franco and Sharon Stone, the synopsis reads as follows: “Deep Throat, the first pornographic feature film to be a mainstream success, was an international sensation in 1972 and made its star, Linda Lovelace, a media darling. Years later the “poster girl for the sexual revolution” revealed a darker side to her story.”
Sundance Film Festival 2013 kicks off on January 17th.
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