Facebook Movie Coming to the Big Screen?


Columbia Pictures is in talks to create a new movie about Facebook called The Social Network, an adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s sensationalistic book Accidental Billionaries: The Founding of Facebook A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal, Variety reports. It would be the first major film based on Facebook.

The book, scheduled for release on July 14, is already being criticized for its inaccuracies and tendency to distort the facts into juicy scenes. According to Fortune, Mezrich “describes his work as a ‘dramatic narrative account,’ explaining that he reconstructed dialogue and even, to the extent that it moved the story forward, entire scenes.

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