Rashida Jones has signed up to star in David Fincher‘s “The Social Network.”
Rashida Jones (“I Love You, Man) will star with Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield in the movie about the founders of Facebook.
Jesse Eisenberg will play Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Timberlake will star as Sean Parker, the Napster co-founder who became Facebook’s founding president and Andrew Garfield will play Eduardo Saverin, the Facebook co-founder who fell out with Zuckerberg over money.
The film will focus on the evolution of Facebook from its 2004 creation on the Harvard dorm where Mark Zuckerberg and his roommates created the immensely-popular social networking website with more than 200 million members.
Fincher is directing from a screenplay written by Aaron Sorkin.
The film is currently filming in Los Angeles.
Some sites report that Columbia Pictures has set an October 15, 2010 release date for the movie.