The 68th Annual Golden Globe Award nominees were announced today, and The Social Network has earned a number of nominations. The film itself is up for Best Motion Picture - Drama, while Jesse Eisenberg, who plays the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, is a contender in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama category. Costar Andrew Garfield (who plays his friend turned ex-business partner Eduardo Saverin) made the top 5 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture. The film is also up for Best Original Screenplay.
And, David Fincher, the films highly acclaimed director, is a nominee for Best Director. Learn more about him and his films in David Fincher: Films that Scar by Mark Browning.
In case you missed it, check out our blog post on The Social Network and find out why you should add this must-see film to your list before winners are announced January 16, 2011! Do you agree that this film should be nominated for a Golden Globe? Let us know what you thought about The Social Network.