It was a matter of time: Elon Musk will have a biopic film

We just found out, and we're not sure what to expect.

It was a matter of time: Elon Musk will have a biopic film
Chema Carvajal Sarabia

Chema Carvajal Sarabia

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It’s not a joke. The production company A24 is preparing a biographical film about Elon Musk, to be directed by Darren Aronofsky, as confirmed by Variety just a few minutes ago.


The authorized biography by Walter Isaacson about the controversial tech magnate, published in September, will serve as the basis for the script. Obviously, being an authorized biography, it tells the story that Elon Musk is interested in, which is why he has given the green light to the biopic.

Isaacson’s book “Steve Jobs” was previously adapted into the 2015 Universal Pictures film of the same name, starring Michael Fassbender as the Apple CEO.

A battle for acquiring the rights and a capable director

According to sources from Variety, there was intense competition among studios and filmmakers to acquire Isaacson’s book, and A24 ultimately emerged as the winner.

Aronofsky, who directed last year’s film “The Whale,” starring Brendan Fraser and an Oscar contender, is known for his surrealistic style, often incorporating psychological elements.

His previous credits include “Requiem for a Dream” (2000), “Black Swan” (2010), and “Mother!” (2017). For his work on “Black Swan,” Aronofsky received an Oscar nomination for Best Director, while Natalie Portman went on to win the Best Actress award.

Who is Elon Musk: that’s what the movie will answer

Elon Musk rose to fame when he founded SpaceX, a spacecraft manufacturing company, in 2002. He was also one of the early investors in Tesla and eventually rose through the ranks to become the chairman of the automotive giant, product architect, and CEO.

More recently, Musk made the controversial decision to acquire Twitter for $44 billion, rebranding it as X.

Since taking over the social media platform, Musk has implemented various changes that have sparked negative reactions, such as laying off a significant number of company employees, charging users for verification, and removing headlines from shared links on the site.

He is currently the world’s richest person, with Bloomberg and Forbes estimating his net worth to surpass $200 billion in October.

Chema Carvajal Sarabia

Chema Carvajal Sarabia

Journalist specialized in technology, entertainment and video games. Writing about what I'm passionate about (gadgets, games and movies) allows me to stay sane and wake up with a smile on my face when the alarm clock goes off. PS: this is not true 100% of the time.

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