Trailer For August Stars Josh Hartnett and Depicts the Dot-Com Bubble Burst

August: The Movie That Makes Being a Nerd Look Glam

If I was pitched a movie about the dot-com bubble bursting and the rise and fall of a start-up, I'd be Fandango-ing already — but then, again, I was the girl who loved Pirates of Silicon Valley. Hollywood execs know that nongeeks need to be drawn to see their movies, too, so they add sex and flash — which they did here with the upcoming film August. And it works!

Josh Hartnett is the CEO of fictional start-up Landshark, which appears to hit the big time in the early 2000s, and his swagger is not Hollywood crafted, rather, he seems like he did his research on Valleywag to get into character. I'll be first in line!

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