The Social Network, better know as “The Facebook Movie”, officially has a cast and a start date.
According to MTV.com, Jesse Eisenberg will play Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, a film based on the creation of the social networking site. They also confirm that Justin Timberlake will star in the flick too. Timberlake will play Napster co-founder Sean Parker, who became Facebook’s founding president. The Social Network is based on the book, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook. A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal, which follows Zuckerberg’s journey from getting dumped at a bar to adding the girl who dumped him to his “friend list” on his multibillion-dollar social networking site.
Meanwhile, Loaded Gun Boston is reporting the movie will begin filming in Harvard Square on Oct. 19th and will continue to shoot in and around Boston through the end of the year.