Reports suggest that a 'hefty' deal is being made to acquire the rights to Steve Jobs' biography authorized by Walter Isaacson, ex-CNN chairman and Time Magazine managing editor.
Sony's recent tech biopic "The Social Network" won them 3 Oscars this year.
Steve Jobs' biography will be out on Oct 24.
Noah Wylie in the movie, Pirates of Silicon Valley played the role of Jobs.
56-year-old Steve Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor died on Oct 5. Steve's family bid him an emotional farewell at an undisclosed location, said a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Reports also suggest that Apple is planning to celebrate for its employees "Steve's extraordinary life" but has indicated no plans for a public memorial.
A private funeral was conducted for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on Oct 7, said an unconfirmed report in the Wall Street Journal.