Aaron Sorkin Thinks There Should Be A ‘Social Network’ Sequel



When The Social Network came out nine years ago, the subject of the film — Facebook co-founder and frontman Mark Zuckerberg — claimed it was mostly fiction. Maybe what he meant was it was, if anything, too nice? The movie, directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin, merely depicted Zuckerberg as an odious creep who screwed business partners and was obsessed with Rooney Mara. How could Sorkin know he would play a key part in the collapse of democracy?

So maybe it’s time for a Mulligan — or at least a sequel. Sorkin seems to think so. In a new interview with AP Entertainment (via The Hollywood Reporter), the ever-verbose writer (and now director, too) floated the idea of getting into the franchise business, albeit with a genuinely good idea for a franchise.

“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…



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