The biography of Elon Musk is currently being adapted into a film, with reports revealing the results of the bidding for the rights to produce Elon Musk’s biopic based on the book of the same name, written by Walter Isaacson, which was just released in September. Studio A24 has emerged as the winner of this production rights auction, though it has been reported that multiple studios were involved in the bidding process.
The film will be directed by Darren Aronofsky, known for his previous directorial works such as “The Whale,” “Mother!” and “Black Swan,” the latter of which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Director. One of Aronofsky’s strengths is his ability to bring out the best performances from his actors, with two of his previous collaborations resulting in Oscar wins for Brendan Fraser in “The Whale” and Natalie Portman in “Black Swan.”
This announcement comes on the heels of Walter Isaacson’s previous book-to-film adaptation, “Steve Jobs,” which was released in 2015. Elon Musk expressed his excitement about Aronofsky coming on board as the director, stating that he is one of the best in the business.
TLDR: Elon Musk’s biography will be made into a film, with Studio A24 winning the rights. Darren Aronofsky will direct, known for his previous films “The Whale” and “Black Swan.” Aronofsky has a track record of bringing out strong performances from his actors, with previous collaborations resulting in Oscar wins. Elon Musk is thrilled to have Aronofsky on board as the director.