David Fincher: The look on Jesse’s face after Andrew says, “Oh god, we’re in so much trouble now,” and you cut to Jesse and he has this sort of impish look on his face, like “so what? Isn’t that the point, to be naughty?” and then you see it sink in for a second—he’s like, “oh wait a minute.” I remember watching him as we were shooting and he did it probably 12 or 13 times, and every time it was just a little bit different. You could just tell he had his fingers tightly around the throat of exactly what he was doing with this guy, and it’s a great pleasure to watch somebody who is as skillful as Jesse Eisenberg is. He doesn’t, I think, give himself the credit a lot of times because he’s so much of a responder. He’s not the kind of actor who wants to take center stage; he wants to react. But when you see him be this good for this many weeks in a row—and I remember he took me aside at one point and said, “You would tell me if I was sucking ass, you would tell me if I was terrible?” and I said, “Oh yeah, absolutely, you would be the first to know.”
— DVD commentary
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Teen.com: Advice for sharing your feelings with your crush?
Jesse Eisenberg: My advice to […] teenagers wanting to express themselves would be to try to do it via text messages, and, if possible, emoticons. Because then you’ll never have to really face your actual feelings and you can always tell the person that you were joking and your finger slipped.
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“A date between Mara’s Salander and Jesse Eisenberg’s Mark Zuckerberg would probably destroy the planet.” [x]
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The show — I did it 7 hours ago, and it’s a 6 hour flight, so…
Jesse Eisenberg being witty on the red carpet at the 2011 SAG Awards
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Director David Fincher discusses the opening scene of his 2010 film “The Social Network” with actors Jesse Eisenberg and Rooney Mara. Click the picture to watch the scene.
This is something that might be overlooked technically — every time Justin is on the right side of frame, Mark’s on the left side of frame, and halfway through the scene Justin moves to the left side of frame, and Mark moves to the right side of frame. This was heavily orchestrated when we were on set. This is not something that’s by accident, or something that just happened because the actors wanted to move individually. This is an orchestrated scene. Watch, so Justin moves to the left side of frame — cuts back, and Mark is over there. This is… [laughs] just so wonderful, I mean, you almost feel like how could anybody else be making movies if they’re not thinking about stuff like this? He moves back, I move back. It’s — it’s just incredible, when I was on set I had no idea of the millions of things that were happening around me that were making this movie, I just happened to overhear that this was what they were doing. I happened to overhear it. If I didn’t overhear it, I never would have known, and I’d watch the movie a hundred times and wouldn’t pick up on it because I just don’t… pick up on things like that.
— Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network Audio Commentary
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During the climactic confrontation between Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) and Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield), Zuckerberg can be seen wearing an Arm & Hammer t-shirt. Armie Hammer, who plays the Winklevoss twins, is named after his great grandfather Armand Hammer, who is speculated to be named after the company.
Jesse Eisenberg, who is diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, said in an interview that one of the hardest things about the role was having to deliberately speak and behave in a manner he had struggled against in his own personality his entire life.
When Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) opens a Facebook page under an “alias” to complete a school project, his computer screen is briefly showed to reveal the name he chose as “Tyler Durden” - the protagonist in director David Fincher’s earlier film, Fight Club.