mark zuckerberg jesse eisenberg 'Social Network' Jesse Eisenberg: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is 'a lonely person'Mark Zuckerberg, whose ambitious and calculating behavior during the creation and building of Facebook is dramatized in the new film, “The Social Network,” has a staunch defender.

That’s Jesse Eisenberg, the actor who plays Zuckerberg in the film based on the book “The Accidental Billionaires,” a film that many feel focuses on Zuckerberg’s flaws, his burning ambition and his often cruel treatment of friends and coworkers.

]]>tells the LA Times about the Facebook founder’s ironic inability to connect to others. “What I discovered is that he’s somebody who is ultimately kind of a lonely person, who has difficulty connecting because I think other people want to connect in a way he’s not comfortable with,” said the actor. Follow Zap2it and Elizadish on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news Photo credit: Getty Images