David Fincher: Directing Facebook Movie?

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The upcoming movie about Facebook's creation, entitled The Social Network, may have just landed a high profile director in David Finch.  According to Variety, Columbia is in advanced talks with Fincher, who last directed The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

The script, which is penned by Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men, The West Wing), is about the evolution of Facebook from its 2004 creation by Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg to the 200 million member jugernaut the site has become.

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So will a high profile director and a talented writer make this ridiculous premise for a movie watchable?

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The Social Network Quotes

Facebook Lawyer: Mr. Zuckerberg, do I have your full attention?
Mark Zuckerberg: [stares out the window] No.
Facebook Lawyer: Do you think I deserve it?
Mark Zuckerberg: [looks at the lawyer] What?
Facebook Lawyer: Do you think I deserve your full attention?
Mark Zuckerberg: I had to swear an oath before we began this deposition, and I don't want to purjure myself, so I have a legal obligation to say no.
Facebook Lawyer: Okay - no. You don't think I deserve your attention.
Mark Zuckerberg: I think if your clients want to sit on my shoulders and call themselves tall, they have the right to give it a try - but there's no requirement that I enjoy sitting here listening to people lie. You have part of my attention - you have the minimum amount. The rest of my attention is back at the offices of Facebook, where my colleagues and I are doing things that no one in this room, including and especially your clients, are intellectually or creatively capable of doing.
[pauses]
Mark Zuckerberg: Did I adequately answer your condescending question?

[Talking about the physical stature of he and his twin] I'm 6'5", 220 pounds, and there are two of me.

Tyler Winklevoss

The Social Network Review

Who knew the story of Facebook was so interesting? Apparently, Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher did. The Social Network is without a doubt...

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