Timberlake Signs On to Facebook Movie

Columbia and director David Fincher set core cast for Aaron Sorkin-scripted “The Social Network.”

Last Updated: September 23, 2009 @ 5:57 PM

Jesse Eisenberg will play founder Mark Zuckerberg, Justin Timberlake will play Sean Parker, the Napster co-founder who became Facebook’s founding president, and Andrew Garfield will play Eduardo Saverin, the Facebook co-founder who fell out with Zuckerberg as the social network became a financial juggernaut.  

Production will begin next month in Boston and then move to Los Angeles. 

Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Cean Chaffin will produce. Kevin Spacey is executive producer. 

 

Read more at Variety.