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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Social Network’

Natalie Portman in Talks to Star in Steve Jobs Biopic

Natalie Portman is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs. According to Deadline, Portman may have a major role in the film that is struggling to get off the ground. Sony dropped its backing for the project completely last week, and it was picked up by Universal. The screenplay was written by The Social Network‘s …

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Mark Zuckerberg Gripes About Social Network Movie

When Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stepped into a live Q&A session last week, it’s impossible to know if he expected to be asked about the movie The Social Network. The film hit in 2010; maybe Zuckerberg figured it was old news and wouldn’t come up. But this was Zuckerberg’s first public Q&A and was being streamed live. It …

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Mark Zuckerberg Was Just a Little Hurt by ‘The Social Network’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently held a Q&A on his own site, fielding questions about a variety of topics including your page’s organic reach problems and his decision to make everyone download an entirely new app to use Messenger. He also talked about that time David Fincher made a big ol’ Oscar-winning movie about him. Basically, he said they made …

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Jessica Chastain Replaced by Rooney Mara in ‘The Secret Scripture’

Jessica Chastain has apparently dropped out of The Secret Scripture and will be replaced by Rooney Mara. Back in March The Irish Independent reported that Jeremy Irons (The Mission, Reversal of Fortune) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (August Rush, Match Point, The Tudors) were in negotiations to join Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave (As You Like It, Atonement, Julia) in the adaptation …

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Kate Mara Asked Rooney Mara for David Fincher Advice

SPOILERS BELOW… House of Cards star Kate Mara, 31, admitted in a recent interview that she asked her sister Rooney Mara for advice on working with director David Fincher in the hit Netflix series. “I ask my sister for advice if I’m ever questioning whether to take a job. I called her for advice on Fincher when I first started …

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Tinder Gets Its Own ‘Social Network’-Inspired Creation Story

Swipe-focused dating app Tinder is apparently helping people find the loves of their lives. Some have argued that the app has even solved the problem of online dating for women. I bet you were dying to know the story – the real story – behind one of the hottest matchmaking apps around. No? Ok. That’s good, because this is just …

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“Fortunately,” Nobody Confuses Armie Hammer with a Real Winklevoss

Armie Hammer, aka the guy who played (both) Winklevoss twins in 2010’s The Social Network, stopped by Conan to talk about his upcoming role as The Lone Ranger, being tall, and more. Eventually, the conversation shifted to his role in the great movie about Facebook’s creation. Hammer talks about not having a twin despite Hollywood’s insistance, the Winklevii, and being …

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Mark Zuckerberg & His Olympian Harvard Roomie Played A Lot Of Playstation

Sometimes, it’s hard to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. We know that he felt jaded by a former girlfriend and created Facebook in an attempt to prove his worth to her and all of the other Harvard elitists that wouldn’t let him in their exclusive clubs. No, wait – that’s the …

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Internal Facebook Correspondence Made Public

Remember the scene in The Social Network when Facebook Co-founder and CFO Eduardo Saverin (played by Andrew Garfield) has his shares diluted by Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker and comes storming into Facebook headquarters demanding to know why it was done… Even though the real Mark Zuckerberg has said the story portrayed in that movie is not how it really …

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The Social Network, Told Via Facebook Timeline [Infographic]

I know that there are a lot of infographics out there, covering almost every conceivable topic under the sun – and you might be tired of being inundated with them. Some of them are better looking than others, some are more informative than others, and some are just more interesting that others. But I wanted to share this one with …

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The Filtered Network: Instagram Invades The Facebook Story

Do you remember sitting in the theaters and seeing the preview for The Social Network for the first time? That super serious trailer with the creepy cover of Radiohead’s “Creep,” and the dark, foreboding David Fincher touch on what seemed to be a less-than-serious topic? “Holy Hell, they’re making a movie about Facebook? And it kind of looks like Zodiac …

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Tyler Winklevoss Is A Ninja Turtles Fan

It’s always fun to learn more about the personalities of the Silicon Valley celebrities that we read about day to day. The Winklevoss twins may not be day-to-day news these days (though they certainly were at the peak of The Social Network’s buzz), but they do tweet a lot, and give spectators of the Twitterverse little tidbits about themselves that …

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