Another report from the never-ending talks surrounding Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic: Sony is apparently looking to ditch David Fincher because he asked for $10 million up front. That, or they’re making a public threat in order to force him to reduce his fee. In either case, the David Fincher–Aaron Sorkin film reunion is on the rocks; pray to your computer-nerd gods, if you are so inclined.
TOKYO, JAPAN - JANUARY 31: Director David Fincher attends the ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ press conference at Tokyo Midtown on January 31, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. The film will open on February 10 in Japan. (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images) Photo: Koki Nagahama/Getty Images