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David Fincher To Direct Facebook Film

David Fincher To Direct Facebook Film

Director David Fincher is in advanced talks to helm The Social Network, a film about the formation of Facebook.

The script was written by Aaron Sorkin, who also penned A Few Good Men and many episodes of The West Wing, Sports Night and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

Variety reports the flick will follow the evolution of Facebook from its 2004 creation on the Harvard campus by sophomore Mark Zuckerberg to a juggernaut with more than 200 million members.

Fincher last directed Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

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    He is not bad to look at not to mention he is a good director.

  • vmars111

    No…JUST NO!

    Any movie about internet site formations should be slapped with a “HELLS TO THE NO.”

  • fresh

    Sounds like a bad choice. Not interested.

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    Bored much?

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    Fincher could even make a good film about stamps!

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    One question: WHY???????

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    @Tony francio: i like your idea! and i loves his voice!

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    Do we really need a film about Facebook????? Are there no other scripts worthy enough that people have to resort to this?

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