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Aaron Sorkin Says "There Should Be a Sequel" to 'The Social Network'

Aaron Sorkin thinks there should be a Social Network sequel.

In a new AP Entertainment video, the Oscar-winning screenwriter revealed that he thinks it might be time for a follow-up to the hugely successful 2010 David Fincher film. "First of all, I know a lot more about Facebook in 2005 than I do in 2018 — but, I know enough to know that there should be a sequel," said Sorkin, laughing.

The prolific scribe revealed that he isn't the only one who thinks so, either. Social Network producer Scott Rudin appears to be eager to get another Facebook movie off the ground. "I’ve gotten more than one email from him with an article attached saying, 'Isn’t it time for a sequel?''' said Sorkin, adding: "A lot of very interesting, dramatic stuff has happened since the movie ends with settling the lawsuit from the Winklevoss twins and Eduardo Saverin."

Facebook, of course, has found itself in the center of multiple controversies recently. CEO Mark Zuckerberg, portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg in the film, and COO Sheryl Sandberg have come under fire for the company's mishandling of users' private data. The company has also suffered from other damaging stories, from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal to the attempted PR pushback against George Soros to the promotion of political violence in places like Myanmar — not to mention the role the social platform played in interference with the 2016 U.S. elections.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/am...etwork-1175567
I would watch. Bring back Fincher! The Social Network should’ve won Best Picture, IMO.
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With everything thatís happened with Facebook over the last few years, I would definitely watch a Sorkin/Fincher sequel!
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Yeah, but get Vince Vaughn to play Zuckerberg, Mel Gibson to play Soros and Craig Zahler to direct. Keep Sorkin, Rudin and Fincher as far away from this as possible. And Lucy Liu as Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan. Oh, and Demi Moore as Sheryl Sandberg in all-out CHARLIE'S ANGELS FULL THROTTLE mode. And Nick Nolte as the "unnamed" president of the U.S.
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Yeah, but get Vince Vaughn to play Zuckerberg, Mel Gibson to play Soros and Craig Zahler to direct. Keep Sorkin, Rudin and Fincher as far away from this as possible. And Lucy Liu as Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan. Oh, and Demi Moore as Sheryl Sandberg in all-out CHARLIE'S ANGELS FULL THROTTLE mode. And Nick Nolte as the "unnamed" president of the U.S.
Bro, youíre supposed to puff, puff, pass. Not puff, puff, puff, puff, puff, puff....
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It could be the corruption of Mark Zuckerberg, taking us from brilliant young programmer who just wants to be loved to the ruthless tycoon who doesn't care about Brexit so long as he gains market share. Rosebud.
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Bro, youíre supposed to puff, puff, pass. Not puff, puff, puff, puff, puff, puff....
At 2:30 AM, there was nobody here to pass to.
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Re: Aaron Sorkin Says "There Should Be a Sequel" to 'The Social Network'

Not me. I think the origin story was more compelling than what is currently happening​.
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Re: Aaron Sorkin Says "There Should Be a Sequel" to 'The Social Network'

I have the title:

The Asbergers Striken Wierdo Who Never Had A Friend In His Life Who Created a Way For All the Other Aflicted Weirdoes Who Used To Be Safely Hidden in their moms basements to leak their poisonous brains into society AND who emboldened wealthy corporations who used to be content to steal our money to now feel compelled to steal our very identities and weaken all of our institutions

(I stopped trying to capitalize half way through. Sorry. Iím no Aron Sorkin).
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Re: Aaron Sorkin Says "There Should Be a Sequel" to 'The Social Network'

Ten years ago, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and director David Fincher unleashed The Social Network, the Oscar-winning look at the founding of Facebook.

In the intervening years, the real-life Facebook story has added twists to its story that few could have imagined back in 2010. The social media company has been embroiled in a number of scandals, including being accused of allowing misinformation to spread on its platform in ways that have affected democracy at home and around the world.

Sorkin and producer Scott Rudin would like to see a Social Network sequel happen, the screenwriter told filmmaker told MTV's Josh Horowitz on Wednesday's episode of the Happy.Sad.Confused podcast.

"I do want to see it. And Scott wants to see it," said Sorkin, who remains in contact with Fincher and recently spoke to him about the filmmaker's upcoming movie Mank. "People have been talking to me about it. What we’ve discovered is the dark side of Facebook."

The Social Network won Sorkin an Oscar and was based on The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 book by author Ben Mezrich, who presented an inside look at the company's founding.

In more recent times, Sorkin has taken an interest in Roger McNamee, an early Facebook investor who published the 2019 book Zucked, which was critical of the company. Sorkin has met with McNamee, who raised red flags to Zuckerberg and Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg after noticing strange political activity on the platform.

"And Sandberg and Zuckerberg seem uninterested in doing anything about it," said Sorkin. "This all ends up with McNamee in a Senate basement secure conference room briefing Senate Intelligence subcommittee members on how Facebook is bringing down democracy. 'We have a huge problem here and something needs to be done about it.'"

Sorkin said he would like to write that movie, but under one condition. "I will only write it if David directs it."
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