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‘Social Network’ to open N.Y. Film Festival

Socialnet_boffo Sony announced today that David Fincher’s “The Social Network” will open the New York Film Festival on September 24.

Drama, starring Jesse Eisenberg and written by Aaron Sorkin, revolves around the founders of Facebook and is loosely based on Ben Mezrich’s novel “The Accidental Billionaires.” Eisenberg stars as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the pic while Justin Timberlake plays fellow whiz kid and Facebook founding prexy Sean Parker. Sony’s new Spidey Andrew Garfield rounds out the cast.

“The Social Network” opens nationwide October 1.

Watch the teaser below:

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