Academy Awards 2011: Nominations

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Tuesday, January 25, 2011

8 of 19: 'The Social Network' depicts what real-life Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls a fictional account of the social network's co-founders' rise to fame and the legal battles he himself faces from ex-colleagues. The movie earned eight Oscar nods for the 2011 Academy Awards, including Actor in a Leading Role, Directing, Music (Original Score) and Best Picture.

(Pictured: Justin Timberlake and Jesse Eisenberg appear in a scene from 'The Social Network'.)

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