Since the release of the movie trailer for David Fincher’s The Social Network, we’ve seen numerous trailers parodying the formation of various other huge internet properties: The Other Social Network, about MySpace, “The Video Website,”about YouTube, The Twit Network, about Twitter, and The Auction Site about eBay. There has yet to be a parody movie trailer for “The Search Engine” or the formation of Google, and today Deadline is reporting that the movie is actually happening for real. I’m not kidding. This is not a joke. There is no funny/clever fake trailer embedded after the jump.
Michael London’s Groundswell Productions and producer John Morris have acquired the movie rights to Ken Auletta‘s book Googled: The End of the World As We Know it. Released in November 2009, the book tells the story of Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
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City Secrets guides have been called “the best literary gift to travelers since the Baedeker and Henry James” by the Financial Times, providing charming travelers’ companions to the world’s most fascinating cities. What made them different than the usual travel guides is that City Secrets offers reflections and discoveries from the authors, artists, and historians who know each city best.
Earlier this year City Secrets released a book titled City Secrets Movies: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to Cinema’s Hidden Gems, which promises to take an “intimate, insider’s approach to the arts, featuring brief essays and recommendations by esteemed figures in the film industry—including actors, directors, producers, and critics—and other writers and figures in the arts.” Contributors of the book include Wes Anderson, Ken Auletta, Alec Baldwin, Adam Duritz, Milos Forman, John Guare, Arthur Hiller, Anjelica Huston, Barbara Kopple, Sidney Lumet, Simon Schama, Martin Scorsese, and Kenneth Turan, among many other film experts.
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