INT. DEPOSITION ROOM - DAY
You're saying it's unusual for 4 in the
I'm saying it. would be unusual for
COX hangs up the phone.
I have to go in.
What's going on?
Harvard's computer system's about to
INT. MARK'S DORM ROOM - NIGHT
Pictures are flying by on Mark's computer when suddenly they
Then an icon comes up telling him he's no longer connected to
Everyone is frozen silent for a moment...
You don't think--
Go see if it's everybody.
DUSTIN, CHRIS and EDUARDO head out of the room. MARX drains
what's left of the vodka and lights a cigarette as the guys
start coming back in the room.
My computer's' frozen.
I mean ...unless it's a coincidence I
think this is-Us,
It's not a coincidence.
It's three years later and MARK is sitting with his LAWYERS at
a large conference table.
MARK is wearing a hoodie, sweatpants and Adidas flip-flops--a
personal uniform that we'll come to understand. And while it
may take us a while to notice it, MARK's a different person in
these flash-forward scenes. Still tortured and complicated,
but comfortable now with his own power.
His lawyer is SY, who's accompanied by some junior associates,
one of whom--a pleasant, pretty and professional young
contemporary of Mark's named MARYLIN, we'll get to know.
On the other side are EDUARDO and his lawyer, GRETCHEN, also
a. â€¢ mpanied by some associates. A STENOGRAPHER is typing the
The room is glass on two sides and through the windows we can
see the behemoths of Silicon valley--Oracle, SunMicrosystems,
GRETCHEN is taking MARK's deposition.
So you were called in front of the Ad
That's not what happened.
You weren't called in front of the
No, back, I mean--That's--back at the bar
with Erica Albright. She said all that?
That I said that stuff to her?
i was reading from the transcript of her
why would you even need to depose her?
That's really for us to--
You think if I know she can make me look
like a. jerk I'll be more likely--
--to settle, right?
Why don't we stretch our legs a minute,
can we do that? It's been almost three
hours and frankly you did spend an awful
lot of time embarrassing Mr. Zuckerberg
with the girl's testimony in the bar.
I'm not embarrassed, it's just that she
made a lot of that up.
She was under oath.
Then I guess that would be the first time
somebody's lied under oath.
People are stretching and getting coffee and talking quietly.
MARK stays in his seat.
MARYLIN, the attractive second year associate who's on Mark's
legal team is still sitting too... about four seats down from
Eight percent of the male population of
Harvard had been on it within two hours?
MARK ' '
Eighty percent of the male population.
The Harvard Crew is practicing on two-man sculls. There are
three boats that are running roughly even with each other and
the two-man crews are rowing with all they've got. We're
gliding along with them in the water--