Reports are that Sony Pictures is making a large bid for the official Steve Jobs biography in the realm of $1 million to $3 million. The project will be managed by MG360, which is the movie production partnership between Gordon and Management 360 that did The Social Network and Moneyball.

The book, simply titled Steve Jobs is authored by CNN chairman and Time Magazine managing editor Walter Isaacson. 448-page profile is based on over 40 interviews with the Apple co-founder and over 100 conversations with friends, family members, colleagues and competitors and has been moved up to release October 24.

Source: Deadline