NEW YORK (
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makes enough headlines on its own, but now the company is set to get another publicity boost, this time courtesy of Ashton Kutcher.
Kutcher, the star of
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Two and a Half Men
, is slated to play the iconic Apple co-founder in an indie film "Jobs", according to
| Ashton Kutcher
The film, being developed off a script by Matt Whiteley, will portray Jobs' life from his early days as a young hippie to becoming a co-founder of Apple. Joshua Michael Stern is attached to direct the pic.
Kutcher had been
as playing the iconic entrepreneur when talks of a movie first started after his death.
The model-turned actor has had more than his fair share of publicity recently, most notably for his relationship with Demi Moore. He also took over from Hollywood bad-boy Charlie Sheen in
Two and a Half Men.
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Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York
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