VIDEO: First Look - Jesse Eisenberg Stars in THE DOUBLE
THE DOUBLE is a new film directed and co-written by Richard Ayoade, and starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. The drama hits theaters this spring. Check out the just-released trailer below!
The film is loosly based on the novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and features a supporting cast that includes Wallace Shawn, Yasmin Paige, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Cathy Moriarty, Chris O'Dowd, Sally Hawkins and Robin Fox, with executive producers Michael Caine, Graeme Cox, Tessa ross and Nigel Williams.
Eisenberg will portay Simon, a timid isolated man who's overlooked at work scorned by his mother and ignored by the woman of his dreams. (Wasikowska). The arrival of a new co-worker, James (also played by Eisenberg) serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double nad his opposite - confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts to take over his life.