Once the initial disbelief at Ashton Kutcher‘s casting in Joshua Michael Stern‘s jOBS wore off, it became apparent that the Two and a Half Men star looked the part of late tech guru Steve Jobs, if nothing else. But there’s a wide gap between mimicking Jobs’ hairstyle and outfits and actually embodying his persona.

Sundance Film Festival attendees will get to see how Kutcher really fares when jOBS makes its world premiere as the Sundance Film Festival’s closing night film later this month, but the rest of us won’t have too much longer to wait either. Open Road Films has just picked up the biopic with plans to release it theatrically this spring. More details after the jump.

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It remains to be seen whether or not Ashton Kutcher really can pull off the role of Steve Jobs – I’m still skeptical — but at least now we have a little more detail about the circumstances under which the Two and a Half Men star will be playing the late Apple founder. In a recent interview, first-time producer Mark Hulme spilled the beans on the movie’s focus, what he saw in Kutcher, which other real-life tech gurus will be represented in the film, and more.

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