Video: Conan O’Brien on Christian Bale as Steve Jobs by Philip Elmer-DeWitt @FortuneMagazine October 24, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Last week it was just a rumor. This week it’s a Hollywood fact, confirmed by the movie’s famous screenwriter — Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network). But even before the cat was fully out of the bag, Team Conan was having its fun with the idea of Welsh-born method actor and three-time Batmen Christian Bale (The Fighter, The Hustle) as the big-screen version of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs. Below: The clip, via YouTube. Thanks John Paczkowski for the tip. Follow Philip Elmer-DeWitt on Twitter at @philiped. Read his Apple AAPL coverage at fortune.com/ped or subscribe via his RSS feed.