David Fincher’s upcoming Facebook movie, “The Social Network,” has added three actors to its network.
Variety confirms that Jesse Eisenberg (of “Adventureland” and “Zombieland”), Justin Timberlake (of “The Open Road”) and Andrew Garfield (of “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”) have been cast in Columbia Pictures’ “The Social Network.”
Eisenberg will play Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Timberlake will play Napster co-founder and Facebook founding president Sean Parker and Garfield will play co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who fell out with Zuckerberg over money when the networking site became such a huge success.
According to Variety, the film’s plot revolves around “the evolution of Facebook, the online social network created in 2004 on the Harvard campus, and how overnight success and wealth changed the lives of the classmates who created it.”
Fincher will direct the film from a screenplay by “The West Wing” scribe Aaron Sorkin. Kevin Spacey is the executive producer, and Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Cean Chaffin will produce.
Production on “The Social Network” begins next month in Boston and then moves to Los Angeles.
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