David Fincher One Step Closer to Directing Steve Jobs Biopic

Posted Wednesday February 26, 2014 1:00 PM GMT

He has a number of successful films under his belt and now David Fincher is ready to tackle the incredible life of Steve Jobs.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" director is in early talks to lead an untitled film basked on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple co-founder.

Is plans go through, the flick will reunite Fincher with Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, the mastermind behind project including "Social Network" and "The Newsroom."

This film started cooking in October 2011 when Sony picked up the rights shorted after Jobs announced he had pancreatic cancer. Sorkin started working on the screenplay in 2012. No actors are attached to the film at this time.

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