The film, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, is on location at the former Apple CEO's childhood home in Los Altos, Calif.
Desertion comes less than a month after Christian Bale withdrew from the project.
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has confirmed the "Dark Knight" actor will go from Gotham to Silicon Valley in a new biopic of the Apple co-founder.
Sony is reportedly on the search for a new director after “The Social Network” director was said to have asked for $10 million up front and complete marketing control.
"Jobs", starring Ashton Kutcher as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is now available on Netflix in the US.
The acclaimed director follows "House of Cards" with an HBO show based on the music video industry that spawned the likes of Michael Bay and Zack Snyder.
Viacom's video-on-demand app revamp marches on to VH1, and to start, it will put its original movie about TLC outside the blocker that requires a pay-TV subscription to watch.
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CNET's Shara Tibken had on her finest '80s garb, but she didn't take into account the Apple fan fervor when she signed up to be an extra in the new Aaron Sorkin film.
Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp take over as younger versions of the mutant superheroes.