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“The Social Network” cast at the Hollywood Awards Gala The Cast of David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” which include Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella, Josh Pence, Brenda Song, Rashida Jones, Douglas Urbanski and Rooney Mara, were recognized at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony with the “Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award.”

Trained in theater and film, JESSE EISENBERG (Mark Zuckerberg) made his feature film debut in the 2002 independent film “Rodger Dodger,” in which he starred opposite Campbell Scott and for which he was nominated for a Gotham Award.

For his performance in “The Squid and the Whale” opposite Laura Linney and Jeff Daniels, Eisenberg received nominations for an Independent Spirit Award and a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 2009, he starred in “Adventureland” for director Greg Mottola and in “Zombieland” for director Ruben Fleischer. For these films, he was nominated for a BAFTA Award. Eisenberg has just reteamed with director Ruben Fleischer this summer to shoot the film “30 Minutes or Less,” opposite Danny McBride. Eisenberg is also the lead voice of the 20th Century Fox animated film Rio, which will open next year.

Andrew Garfield (Eduardo Saverin) is a BAFTA-winning actor. He can currently be seen starring opposite Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan in Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go.”

Other screen projects include Terry Gilliam’s “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”; Spike Jonze’s robot love story “I’m Here”; Robert Redford’s “Lions for Lambs”; Revolution Films’ “Red Riding Trilogy” directed by Julian Jarrold; and John Crowley’s “Boy A,” for which he earned the Best Actor BAFTA in 2008.

Garfield’s career began in the theater and in 2006 his performances in “Beautiful Thing,” “The Overwhelming and Burn,” “Chatroom,” and “Citizenship” won him the award for Outstanding Newcomer at the Evening Standard Awards, and the Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer at the Critics Circle Awards. Other notable theatre credits include “Romeo and Juliet” and “Kes,” for which he received the Most Promising Newcomer Award at the Manchester Evening News Awards 2004.

Garfield will next star as Peter Parker in the forthcoming “Spider-Man” film, to be directed by Marc Webb.

In addition to Justin Timberlake’s (Sean Parker) multi-platinum album FutureSex/LoveSounds, which produced four consecutive #1 singles, and his critically acclaimed 2007 FutureSex/LoveShow tour, along with multiple Grammy Awards, he has recently garnered acclaim as an actor for a variety of work in both comedy and drama. Timberlake starred in Universal’s crime drama “Alpha Dog,” co-starring Emile Hirsch, Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone. He also starred alongside Christina Ricci and Samuel L. Jackson in “Black Snake Moan,” for director Craig Brewer. In the summer of 2007, he voiced a lead role in DreamWorks’ “Shrek the Third. ” Timberlake also joined Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Mandy Moore in “Southland Tales.”

He most recently appeared in the independent film “The Open Road” with Jeff Bridges, Mary Steenburgen, Harry Dean Stanton, and Kate Mara, and will be heard in the upcoming animated feature film, “Yogi Bear.” Timberlake will also star in the Screen Gems film “Friends With Benefits” and the Columbia Pictures comedy “Bad Teacher,” both due in 2011.

Armie Hammer plays the role of Cameron Winklevoss in Columbia Pictures “The Social Network.” He also starred in “Flicka” starring Tim McGraw and Maria Bello, Rigoberto Castaneda’s “Blackout, ” and Ryan Shiraki’s “Spring Breakdown” also starring Amy Poehler. In addition, Hammer has starred as a recurring character on CW’s Gossip Girl and ABC’s Reaper.

Max Minghella plays the role of Divya Narendra in “The Social Network.” He is currently filming Chris Gorak’s “The Darkest Hour,” which also stars Emile Hirsch and Beeban Kidron’ “Hippie Hippie Shake” co-starring Cillian Murphy and Sienna Miller. His past credits include Alejandro Amenabar’s “Agora” co-starring Rachel Weisz; Robert B. Weide’s “How to Lose Friends & Alienate People” also starring Megan Fox; Will Geiger’s “Elvis and Anabelle” co-starring Blake Lively; Terry Zwigoff’s “Art School Confidential”; Stephen Gaghan’s “Syriana” co-starring George Clooney and Matt Damon; and Scott McGehee’s “Bee Season” also starring Richard Gere and Kate Bosworth.

Josh Pence stars as Tyler Winklevoss in David Fincher’s “The Social Network.” He is currently in production on Giovanni Zelko’s “The Algerian.” Pence’s previous credits include Ian McCrudden’s “The Things We Carry”; Neema Barnette’s “Super Sweet 16: The Movie”; and Kevin Porter’s short film “Wish.”

Brenda Song stars as Christy in “The Social Network.” She is currently working on Richard Bowen’s “Little Sister” and Chris Stokes’ “Boogie Town.” Her past credits include Roger Kumble’s “College Road Trip”; John Schultz’s “Like Mike” co-starring Lil Bow Wow; Andy Cadiff’s “Leave It To Beaver”; and John Murlowski’s “Santa with Muscles” starring Hulk Hogan. Song also has done extensive work in television including her role as London Tipton on The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck.

Rashida Jones stars as Marylin Delpy in “The Social Network.” She is currently working on David Frankel’s “The Big Year” co-starring Jim Parsons and Owen Wilson, and Jesse Peretz’s “My Idiot Brother” co-starring Zooey Deschanel and Paul Rudd. Her past credits include Kevin Smith’s “Cop Out” starring Bruce Willis; John Hamburg’s “I Love You, Man,” co-starring Paul Rudd; John Krasinski’s “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men”; Tracey Hecht’s “Life in Flight”; Nick Hurran’s “Little Black Book” co-starring Brittany Murphy and Holly Hunter; and Jennifer Derwingson’s “Roadside Assistance.”

Douglas Urbanski stars as Larry Summers in “The Social Network.”

Rooney Mara stars as Erica Albright in “The Social Network.” Mara landed her first lead role in the film “Tanner Hall, “starring Amy Sedaris and Tom Everett Scott. She appeared in the comedy “Youth in Revolt,” starring Michael Cera and directed by Miguel Arteta. Mara also appeared in the 2009 independent film “Dare as Courtney.” She also filmed “The Winning Season,” starring Emma Roberts and Sam Rockwell. Mara starred in “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” a 2010 remake of the 1984 horror film of the same name. In October 2009, Mara shot the independent feature “Kaboom,” written and directed by Gregg Araki. In August 2010, she won the role of Lisbeth Salander over several other actresses in the upcoming Sony Pictures film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium Trilogy.”

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