Yes, you read correctly. David Fincher’s upcoming film The Social Network will receive its soundtrack via Trent and collaborator Atticus Ross. Trent explained how Fincher convinced him and why he is doing it:
I was planning on taking some time off after the continual waves of touring that ended last fall and spend this year experimenting around with what would become How To Destroy Angels and some new NIN. Well, that plan didn’t work out so well. David Fincher started inquiring about my interest in scoring his upcoming film, The Social Network. Yeah, the movie about the founding of Facebook. I’ve always loved David’s work but quite honestly I wondered what would draw him to tell that story. When I actually read the script and realized what he was up to, I said goodbye to that free time I had planned.
The Social Network is based around the story of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the foundings of the company. It’ll be out in October.