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Danny Boyle

Daniel "Danny" Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English filmmaker and producer. He is best known for his work on films such as Slumdog Millionaire, ... More »Daniel "Danny" Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English filmmaker and producer. He is best known for his work on films such as Slumdog Millionaire, Shallow Grave, 127 Hours, 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Trainspotting. For Slumdog Millionaire, Boyle won numerous awards in 2008, including the Academy Award for Best Director. Boyle was presented with the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award at the 2008 Austin Film Festival, where he also introduced that year's AFF Audience Award Winner Slumdog Millionaire. On 17 June 2010, it was announced that he will be the artistic director for the 2012 Olympic games opening ceremony. Boyle was born on 20 October 1956 in Radcliffe, Lancashire,(now in the modern day metropolitan borough of Bury, Greater Manchester) into a working-class Irish Catholic family. His mother was from Ballinasloe in County Galway, and his father was born in England to an Irish family. It was a very strict, Catholic family. I was an altar boy for eight years, I was... [ Wikipedia ]

Leonardo DiCaprio may play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle-directed biopic: report

In the director chair, Danny Boyle is currently in talks with Sony Pictures to step in and replace "The Social Network" director David Fincher, who was previously attached to the film. Fincher's unwavering demands for compensation and creative control were said to be the cause for his ...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle Could Reteam For Steve Jobs Biopic

But according to The Hollywood Reporter, the move may have paved the way for reunion of 2000′s The Beach director/star duo, as the studio is now reportedly eyeing Danny Boyle and Leonardo DiCaprio for the project. The film will be based on Walter Isaacson’s biography Steve Jobs, which ...

Danny Boyle tipped to direct Steve Jobs biopic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio

Danny Boyle tipped to direct Steve Jobs biopic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio Danny Boyle, the Olympic Opening Ceremony director, is in talks for a film about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, with Leonardo DiCaprio tipped to star in the title role. Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2014 ...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle in line to reteam on Steve Jobs film

Aaron Sorkin-scripted biopic of Apple co-founder turns to British director, with DiCaprio a strong contender for lead role Jobs for life ... Danny Boyle. Photograph: Kalpesh Lathigra A dream team of actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Danny Boyle are in line to take over the ...

Is Leo The Man For the Job(s)? Danny Boyle Reportedly Eyeing DiCaprio For Steve Jobs Biopic

Director Danny Boyle is reportedly in talks to take over the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic, and wants Leo to star. Danny Boyle, director of "127 Hours," "Trainspotting" and "Slumdog Millionaire," among others, is in talks to direct the Aaron Sorkin-written Steve Jobs biopic...

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Star in Sony's 'Steve Jobs' Biopic, Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Star in Sony's 'Steve Jobs' Biopic, Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic may be directed by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The news comes a week after The Social Network director ...

Leonardo DiCaprio to play Steve Jobs in new biopic?

Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly been roped in to play Steve Jobs for Danny Boyle's untitled movie about the Apple Computer co-founder. NEW YORK: Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly been roped in to play Steve Jobs for Danny Boyle's untitled movie about the Apple Computer co-founder. ...

Rumor: Danny Boyle to Direct Steve Jobs Movie With Leonardo di Caprio

The Hollywood Reporter claims that producers are tapping up Danny Boyle and Leonardo di Caprio to take on the the latest in a string of Steve Jobs flicks. Rumor has it that the director of Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, and more recently even the London Olympics opening ceremony is ...

Steve Jobs Is Part Hero, Part Antihero in Upcoming Sony Flick

Steve Jobs Is Part Hero, Part Antihero in Upcoming Sony Flick - From left to right, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Jobs, Danny Boyle Sony continues to scour Hollywood for a director+actor duo to kickstart the ambitious Steve Jobs movie penned by Aaron Sorkin. According to reports, the studio is now ...

Leonardo DiCaprio in line to play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle film biopic

If he signs on, the 39-year-old actor will reunite with Danny Boyle, who is reportedly in talks to direct the movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pair last worked together on 2000 film The Beach. Produced by Sony pictures, the script has been penned by Oscar-wining scribe ...

Sony wants Danny Boyle for its Steve Jobs biopic

Following the collapse of negotiations with David Fincher, Sony Pictures is reportedly in talks with director Danny Boyle to take over its Steve Jobs biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Boyle is said to be interested, and has reportedly already spoken to Leonardo DiCaprio ...

Danny Boyle to direct Steve Jobs movie?

Danny Boyle is reportedly in talks with Sony Pictures to direct an upcoming film based on late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Written by Aaron Sorkin, the project has so-far shuffled from director to director, with David Fincher the most recent filmmaker to drop out of the project. Deadline ...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle latest star and director rumored for Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs movie...

By Rene Ritchie, Monday, Apr 21, 2014 a 8:19 pm With Christian Bale and David Fincher off the rumor mill for the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs movie room has opened up for Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Boyle. Sorkin and Fincher had previously worked together for Social Network and ...

Lenoardo DiCaprio may take lead role in Steve Jobs biopic with Danny Boyle at the helm

With Sony's big-budget Steve Jobs biopic in limbo after David Fincher backed out of the project, fresh rumors say director Danny Boyle may reteam with Leonardo DiCaprio to take on the story of Apple's cofounder. According to a Monday report from The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is in ...

Danny Boyle is in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Biopic

Danny Boyle is in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic, and He W... Danny Boyle is in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic, and He Wants Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in It By Jason Serafino | Apr 21, 2014 | 6:26 pm | Permalink Sony is moving on after it was ...

Danny Boyle in Talks to Helm Leonardo DiCaprio Steve Jobs Film

Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Film, Wants Leonardo DiCaprio to Star At one point the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs film might have been directed by David Fincher. Unfortunately, Fincher never took the gig due to disagreements over salary and control. That leaves the ...

Leonardo DiCaprio as Steve Jobs? Danny Boyle Eyes Actor for Biopic

Danny Boyle Eyes Actor for Biopic That was fast: After director David Fincher was bounced from Sony's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic last week, The Hollywood Reporter writes that Danny Boyle is set to take his place. Boyle is reportedly also courting Leonardo DiCaprio to star ...

Danny Boyle in talks for Steve Jobs movie, possibly with DiCaprio

Over a 20-year career making stylized, often genre-tinged films, Danny Boyle has been known to look at a well-worn area in new and dynamic ways. With a potential Steve Jobs movie, he could be taking on a worthy subject. The British auteur is in talks to helm Sony Pictures' much-buzzed...

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Director Danny Boyle is in talks to direct a highly anticipated biopic about Apple visionary Steve Jobs, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Boyle's first choice to play Jobs is Leonardo DiCaprio. The other week, it was Christian Bale. Just wondering if anyone involved in this ...

Danny Boyle may direct Steve Jobs biopic

Danny Boyle may direct a new Steve Jobs biopic - and Leonardo DiCaprio is now first choice to play the legendary Apple co-founder. David Fincher was originally the frontrunner to helm the long-mooted film, working from a now-completed script by Aaron Sorkin in what would reunite the ...

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