jOBS star Ashton Kutcher to kick off MacWorld

Ashton Kutcher vs Steve Jobs

Actor Ashton Kutcher who stars in jOBS, the upcoming indie biopic about Apple’s late co-founder, will kick off MacWorld Expo, now known as iWorld. The conference runs January 31 – February 2 in San Francisco’s Moscone West. Kutcher will take the main stage on January 31 at 9am to kick off the three-day conference and talk about the flick, which is scheduled to hit theaters in April after its debut at the legendary Sundance Film Festival later this month

According to a media release, both Ashton and fellow actor Josh Gad, who plays Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, will take the stage to “share their experiences playing the technology industry’s two most celebrated and influential personalities”.

The session called “Playing Steve & Woz” will take place on the main stage, room 2005 on Thursday, January 31 at 9:00am local time.

Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad (USA Today 001)
Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad channeling Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the upcoming jOBS movie. Image via USA Today.

Two hours later, another celebrity will take the stage, musician, along with Intel’s futurist Brian David Johnson. The two will get to speak about the future of technology, creativity and gadgets.

Frontman and founder of The Black Eyed Peas, is a fan of technology. He’s had its own 360BEP app on the App Store since last year and has recently produced a 14-megapixel iPhone camera attachment.

More about the ultimate iFan event on the official web site.