Sony Pictures is seeking the the rights to Steve Jobs’s authorized biography, the media giant announced Friday. The book's release date has been moved up to Oct. 24. The biography, written by Pulitzer Prize–nominee Walter Isaacson, is based on more than 40 interviews with the famously private Apple co-founder himself and more than 100 interviews with Jobs's family and friends. Jobs died Wednesday at the age of 56 after a long battle with pancreatic neuroendrocrine cancer. His family held a private funeral on Friday, while millions of Apple fans across the world kept vigil at Apple retail stores.