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In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. Six years later, he is one of the youngest billionaires ever, but Zuckerberg finds that his unprecedented success leads to both personal and legal complications when he ends up on the receiving end of two lawsuits, one involving his former friend (Andrew Garfield). Based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires."
The Social Network is a 2010 American biographical drama film directed by David Fincher and .... Several days later, Justin Timberlake and Andrew Garfield were confirmed to portray the roles of Sean Parker and Eduardo Saverin, respectively.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE ON OWN : Wiles Magazine
The Social Network is a hard-charging beast of a movie with a full tank of creative gas that keeps it humming from start to finish (hell of a middle, too).
There was a lot of pre-release hype for "The Social Network" -- and for once, the buzz is well-deserved.
A rich, understated character drama that gleefully exposes the petty playground politics at the centre of one of the internet-era's most bitter court cases.
You'd think the inventor of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, would have more friends than anyone. Not so much, if this particular cinematic biography comes anywhere near the truth.