Jesse Eisenberg rumoured for The Social Network?

Justin Timberlake and Andrew Garfield also considered…

With David Fincher due to start shooting birth-of-Facebook pic The Social Network next month, he's zeroing in on cast members. And it looks like Jessie Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake and Boy A's Andrew Garfield are under consideration.

But according to Carson Reeves at the ScriptShadow blog, Fincher is looking at Eisenberg  for Facebook co-founder Matt Zuckerberg, Garfield as one of his colleagues, Eduardo Saverin and Timberlake to play Sean Parker.

Who he? Parker created Napster and was a classmate of the others at Harvard, one who plays a crucial part in the story.

Using's patented (well, patent pending) compare-o-com, take a look at the choices and their real-life counterparts below.


Right now, they're all just rumoured, though The Playlist has heard that the three definitely took part in script readings and no final choices have been made.

Yes, it's a chronically slow news day as America either prepares for the long Labor Day weekend or - in the case of the film industry - decamps to various festivals, including Toronto…

[Source: ScriptShadow/The Playlist]

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