The Social Network's Jesse Eisenberg Heads to Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom
Jesse Eisenberg will reunite with The Social Network's Aaron Sorkin in his new HBO drama The Newsroom, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Eisenberg, who portrayed Mark Zuckerberg in the Oscar nominated film, has landed a small voiceover role as a key newsmaker in the series premiere, airing Sunday, June 24 at 10/9c.
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Created by Sorkin (The West Wing, Sports Night and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip), the drama follows Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels), a controversial and brash cable news anchor. Sam Waterston plays the network's president and Jane Fonda stars as CEO of the network's parent company.