Despite the fact that the news broke on April Fool’s Day, it appears that Ashton Kutcher really is set to play Apple guru Steve Jobs in an upcoming indie biopic to be directed by Swing Vote filmmaker Joshua Michael Stern. Needless to say, many are puzzled by this casting choice — which doesn’t mean the film will be awful. It just means that we’re having a hard time reconciling what we know about the actor with what we know about the man he’s supposed to portray. Of course, this isn’t the only weird biopic casting decision that’s come out of Hollywood since the turn of the millennium. We’ve rounded up the strangest picks in recent memory, after the jump.
Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs
Perhaps Jobs bore a bit of a resemblance to the That ’70s Show actor in his youth, but we’re still a little skeptical about whether Kutcher will have the gravitas to pull off the Apple mastermind. Was “dude” even a regular part of Steve’s vocabulary?