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Justin Timberlake and Jesse Eisenberg Sign on to Facebook Film

Justin Timberlake to play Facebook president Sean ParkerIs Justin Timberlake finally receiving a chance to redeem his box office flops?

Columbia Pictures and Fight Club director David Fincher think that the pop star’s got what it takes to play Facebook founder Sean Parker in The Social Network, a drama surrounding the rise of the most-visited networking site on the internet.

Timberlake will be joined by Zombieland‘s

Michael Cera

Jesse Eisenberg, who will play the site’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Andrew Garfield, who will portray co-founder Eduardo Saverin (he later had a fallout with Zuckerberg over money).

Kevin Spacey has signed on as executive producer while Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Cean Chaffin will produce. Filming is set to start next month in Boston and later move to Los Angeles.

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