Writer Aaron Sorkin arrives before the 83rd Academy Awards. He says Sony has approached him about writing the movie version of Steve Jobs' life.
While George Clooney and Noah Wyle are duking it out to play Steve Jobs on the big screen, Aaron Sorkin is mulling over an offer to write the script either would act.
The Oscar-winning writer said Tuesday that he has been approached by Sony Pictures, who bought the rights to Walter Isaacson's biography on the late Apple founder, about writing a screenplay based on the book.
"Sony has asked me to write the movie and it's something I'm strongly considering," Sorkin told E!
But Sorkin said has not made a decision and he is still weighing the pros and cons of adapting Jobs' story for the big screen.
"Right now I'm just in the thinking-about-it stages," he said. "It's a really big movie and it's going to be a great movie no matter who writes it."
Sorkin won the Oscar for the screenplay he wrote "The Social Network," which was based on Mark Zuckerberg's launching of Facebook.
The screenwriter said the only research his currently doing is reading Isaacson's book.
"He was a great entrepreneur, he was a great artist, a great thinker," Sorkin said. "He's probably inspired [my 11-year-old daughter] Roxy more than he's inspired me. She plays with all his toys."
Jobs passed away at the age of 56 in October of complications from his long battle with pancreatic cancer.