Facebook the Movie? It's in the Works

By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2008 6:35 PM CDT
Aaron Sorkin "just agreed to write a movie for Sony ... about how Facebook was invented," the "West Wing" creator wrote on the social-networking site yesterday.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Facebook is going Hollywood, PC World reports. West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin has signed on with Sony to pen a movie about the social networking site’s founding. The movie will probably focus on Mark Zuckerberg’s initial work while at Harvard. But Sorkin may have some research to do first: “My grandmother has more Internet savvy than I do,” the screenwriter quips, “and she's been dead for 33 years.” (Read more Internet stories.)