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Teaser trailer for THE SOCIAL NETWORK hits the web

Will Schiffelbein

by: Will Schiffelbein
June 25th, 2010

Who would have thought a movie about a couple of geeks creating a social networking website could end up being one of the most anticipated films of the year? It ranks pretty high on my excitement scale, simply due to the creative team that's involved. First of all, you've got a script written by the great Aaron Sorkin. Plus, David Fincher, of ZODIAC and FIGHT CLUB fame, is at the helm. Throw in a stellar cast of Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake and you've got a pretty thick web of talent. A network if you will.

Well, the teaser trailer for this impending classic just hit the web and it's a doozy. Check it out, after the break.

And there you have it. This is one of those trailers that shows how powerful simplicity can be. No need for anything flashy or scenes that spoil the plot in the first trailer. It's a pretty effective trailer that conveys a pretty simple synopsis of the narrative as well as the general tone of the film.

I'm just about to start reading The Accidental Billionaires, which is the source material for Sorkin's' script. I've heard pretty great things about the book, and if Aaron Sorkin felt the book was worthy enough to adapt then it's good enough for me.

As far as the cast goes, I have a pretty good feeling that this just might be the film to finally convince people that Eisenberg is something much more than just a Michael Cera replacement. His work in THE SQUID AND THE WHALE and ROGER DOGER were enough to convince me, but those are relatively unseen compared to ZOMBIELAND where Eisenberg is pretty guilty of "doing the Cera."

Be sure to hit up your local theater on October 1st when THE SOCIAL NETWORK is released.

Source: Mashable

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