Trent Reznor Scores The Social Network

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They've apparently been admirers of one another for years, but now Trent Reznor and David Fincher are working together on a feature film score for The Social Network.

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While Fincher has used Reznor's music as far back as 1995 (in Se7en) and has been known to have directed a few Nine Inch Nails music videos, this is the first time Reznor has provided Fincher with a full score for a movie, something we thought would have been perfect for Fight Club. Hear what Reznor had to say about the new project:

"David Fincher started inquiring about my interest in scoring his upcoming film, The Social Network. Yeah, the movie about the founding of Facebook. I've always loved David's work but quite honestly I wondered what would draw him to tell that story. When I actually read the script and realized what he was up to, I said goodbye to that free time I had planned. Atticus Ross and I have been on a creative roll so I asked him if he wanted to work on this with me and we signed on.

Months later, I'm happy to tell you we're nearing the completion of this and I couldn't be happier with how it's turned out. The level of excellence that David operates on is inspiring and the entire process has been challenging and truly enjoyable.

As Atticus and I near the end of the scoring process, we're looking forward to the next phase - distilling the large amount of music we've written for this down to a satisfying record (or two). The film opens Oct 1 in the US with the record likely available a couple of weeks ahead of that.

Speaking of the film... it's really f--king good. And dark!

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The Social Network Quotes

Sean Parker: One suggestion: Get rid of the "the". Just *Facebook*. Flows better.

If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you'd have invented Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg

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