The film is written by "West Wing's" Aaron Sorkin, with "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" director David Fincher tapped to direct.
Carson Reeves, owner of the site "Scriptshadow" did a review of an early version of the script and thought it was impressive. He comes up with a description of the movie that could easily be used as an elevator pitch for the flick:
"Imagine going from nothing to a billionaire in less than a year. How do you even grasp that kind of success? How do you live a normal life? How do you address the constant lawsuits that eat into your everyday existence? And how do you do this at 22 years old?"
For more information on the rise of Facebook, check out Rolling Stone's interesting, albeit long-winded (6,000 word) article from last year.