The film, produced by Sony Pictures, will be an adaptation of the biography signed by Walter Isaacson, a bestseller of 2011.
The two worked together on The Social Network, the film that traced the history of Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Another recent movie on the life of Steve Jobs starred Ashton Kutcher and earned only $35 million worldwide.
Other works by Fincher include Fight Club, Panic Room and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo among others.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter