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Elon Musk Biography To Be Directed By Oscar-Nominated Director Darren Aronofsky


Elon Musk Biopic To Be Directed By Oscar-Nominated Director Darren Aronofsky

The biography describes the turbulent tycoon as a person pushed by childhood demons (File)

Washington:

A top-selling biography of billionaire Elon Musk is being tailored into a movie with prolific US director Darren Aronofsky already hooked up, manufacturing firm A24 stated Friday.

The creator of ”Elon Musk,” star biographer Walter Isaacson, had a earlier e book on Apple founder Steve Jobs made right into a 2015 movie starring Michael Fassbender.

A consultant for A24 confirmed to AFP that it had received a ”extremely aggressive” deal for the rights to Issacson’s e book, with ”prime studios and filmmakers in competition too.”

The manufacturing firm was behind final yr’s multi-Oscar-winning Every thing In all places All at As soon as, in addition to The Whale, whose main man Brendan Fraser took house Greatest Actor.

Darren Aronofsky, director of The Whale and different hit dramas comparable to Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream, is ready to direct and produce the Musk biopic, the A24 consultant stated.

The e book was printed in September and — like Isaacson’s earlier works on Jobs and Leonardo Da Vinci, amongst different notables — rapidly shot to the highest of bestseller lists.

The biography describes the turbulent tycoon as a person pushed by childhood demons, obsessive about bringing human life to Mars and who calls for that employees be ”hardcore.”

The billionaire’s youth was already well-known, however Isaacson focuses consideration on Musk’s abusive and manipulative father Errol, whom Musk despises.

The e book proposes that Musk is pushed by what his former companion Grimes calls the ”demon mode”, which, in accordance with Isaacson, makes him extremely productive and is frequent amongst overachievers.

Musk’s chaotic and impulse-driven takeover of Twitter (now renamed X) additionally will get a whole lot of consideration, with the billionaire seen as struggling to acknowledge that know-how and sheer will energy is not going to create miracles.

One other recurring theme within the e book is Musk’s vindictive tendencies towards doubters and critics.

A24 didn’t point out any timeframe for the movie’s improvement or launch.
 

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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