is to star as the founder of social networking site Facebook in a new movie, according to reports. The "SexyBack" singer will play Facebook founding president Sean Parker, according to Daily Variety.
star Jesse Eisenberg
and The Other Boleyn Girl
actor Andrew Garfield
have also been lined up to star in the project, which starts filming in Boston, Massachusetts next month.
The film will focus on the success of Facebook, which was created in 2004. It currently has more than 300 million members worldwide.
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