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Chris Pine Attached To Play Walter Cronkite In JFK Assassination Drama ‘Newsflash’

Exclusive: Chris Pine is attached to play iconic CBS newsman Walter Cronkite in Newsflash. This is the Ben Jacoby-scripted drama that takes place on November 22, 1963, the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Texas. Similar to the cultural atom-splitting moments captured in films like The Social Network, Newsflash covers the day that […]

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Back to One, Episode 66: Jesse Eisenberg

While he might be best known for his Oscar-nominated performance as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, Jesse Eisenberg’s preternatural ability for making unique characterization choices has won him roles in wildly original films, both indie and studio, such as The End of the Tour, Adventureland, Holy Rollers, American Ultra, Zombieland, and two of my […]

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Daily Podcast: Is Chris McQuarrie Trying To Kill Tom Cruise? Can Dan Trachtenberg Make The First Great Video Game Movie?

On the January 15, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Mission: Impossible, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Uncharted, The Social Network, Final Destination, Rotten Tomatoes, and John Lasseter. You […]

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‘The Social Network’ Sequel Is Getting Closer, Aaron Sorkin Says There’s Enough New Material

Nearly a decade after its release, “The Social Network” could finally be getting closer to a sequel. Aaron Sorkin, whose work on the film won him the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 83rd Academy Awards, recently told the Associated Press the time has come where there is enough new material about Facebook to […]

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Facebook Continues to ‘Creep’ on Users in This Unsettling Parody Video — Watch

Viewers of “The Social Network” probably remember the soundtrack’s uncomfortable choral cover of “Creep”: The popular Radiohead song was used in one of the biopic’s first trailers and, when laid over a montage of various Facebook profiles, ended up making the social media platform seem pretty voyeuristic.Recently, however, Twitter user Bob Marshall reminded us of […]

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Joe Wright Directing ‘The Woman in the Window’ (Exclusive)

Joe Wright will direct “The Woman in the Window,” a big screen adaptation of A.J. Finn’s best-seller, Variety has learned. Tracy Letts, the Pulitzer Prize winning writer of “August, Osage County,” will pen the script, and Scott Rudin (“No Country for Old Men,” “The Social Network”) and Eli Bush (“Lady Bird”) will produce the picture. […]

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Jesse Eisenberg on SXSW Doc ‘The World Before Your Feet,’ Returning to Lex Luthor

Until now, Jesse Eisenberg has juggled two different jobs in Hollywood — actor (in films like “The Social Network” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”) and playwright. At this year’s South by Southwest, he’ll add producer to his resume. Eisenberg’s name appears in the credits for documentary “The World Before Your Feet,” which follows […]

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