Facebook movie coming soon


Oscar-nominated film-maker David Fincher (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Fight Club) is in “advanced talks” to sign on to direct the upcoming Facebook movie, according to a report from Variety.

The film, tentatively titled The Social Network, is based on Ben Mezrich‘s new book, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal. The script is written by Aaron Sorkin, best known for TV series The West Wing and movies including The American President and A Few Good Men.

Variety reported that the movie would focus on the evolution of the social networking site from its creation in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg into a global phenomenon with more than 200 million members.

According to CNET News, both Shia LaBeouf and Michael Cera are being considered to play Zuckerberg in the film.