John Ortiz has landed a new Job…
The 46-year-old Puerto Rican actor, director and producer has been cast in Universal Pictures’ Steve Jobs film, which kicked off production last month in San Francisco.
Ortiz, who stars in Michael Mann’s Blackhat, will play Joel Pforzheimer, the GQ magazine journalist who is seen interviewing Jobs (Michael Fassbender) throughout the Aaron Sorkin-penned film.
Danny Boyle is directing and Uni, which picked up the project from Sony Pictures, said it plans to release the film on October 9.
Ortiz, who recurs on HBO’s comedy Togetherness and just wrapped Disney’s The Finest Hours opposite Chris Pine.