Funny or Die Stories May 16, 2013

Funny or Die’s new “iSteve” trailer proudly points out how bad the movie is

Funny Or Die, creators of the awful iSteve film we recently reviewed, released a new trailer for their terrible movie today. The trailer features quotes from various reviews of the horrible waste of time, including a choice tidbit from your friends here at 9to5Mac: “Do not watch this movie.”

Funny or Die Stories April 16, 2013

Following weeks of teases, Funny or Die has published its satirical film about Steve Jobs, iSteve, on its website for streaming. The nearly 80-minute long film stars Justin Long of the Mac vs. PC  ads. Notably, the project is the longest video that Funny or Die has ever created. The trailer is embedded above, and you can watch the full movie here.

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Funny or Die iSteve online movie launch delayed after Boston Marathon bombing

Funny or Die’s tongue-in-cheek iSteve movie, scheduled to be released online yesterday, has been delayed until tomorrow in the light of the bombing of the Boston Marathon.

Funny or Die Stories April 12, 2013

Funny Or Die Producer Allison Hord discusses making their version of a Steve Jobs biopic [Video]

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Via Bloomberg. Trailer to the movie is here.

Funny or Die Stories March 18, 2013

Funny or Die to release ‘iSteve’ biopic starring Justin Long as Steve Jobs

Following reports last week that the release of the upcoming Ashton Kutcher “Jobs” biopic has been delayed, The New York Times reported Funny or Die is set to release its own Steve Jobs biopic featuring Justin Long of Mac vs. PC fame. The film titled “iSteve” is scheduled to be unveiled online on April 15 and will be a 60- to 75-minute film starring Long in the lead role as Jobs:

Making fun of Mr. Jobs, the Apple co-founder who died in 2011 and who is considered a deity by many people (at least in the tech world), is a risky proposition, even if done gently. But Allison Hord, who produced “iSteve,” said the tone was such that “even the harshest fanboy critics will be able to laugh with us.”

“In true Internet fashion, it’s not based on very thorough research — essentially a cursory look at the Steve Jobs Wikipedia page,” said Ryan Perez, who wrote and directed “iSteve.” “It’s very silly. But it looks at his whole life.”

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