Kate Winslet to star in Steve Jobs biopic

LOS ANGELES: Actress Kate Winslet is in negotiations to play the female lead in a Danny Boyle-directed upcoming biopic on late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, reports variety.com.

Michael Fassbender is set to play Jobs, while Seth Rogen is on board to play co-founder Steve Wozniak.

The boipic is based on the Walter Isaacson biography and was originally set up at Sony Pictures before Universal picked up the project.

For now, Winslet, who has already garnered six Oscar nominations and one win for best actress for her performance in “The Reader”, can be seen next reprising her role as Jeanine in `Insurgent`.