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Watch: Richard Ayoade Makes Jesse Eisenberg Laugh A Lot In 30-Minute Interview For 'The Double'

fb.indiewire.com – Yeah, we know, the film came out last month, but after droppingThe Best Films Of 2014 So Far..., "The Double" is back on our minds. It indeed is one of the finest pieces of cinema from the first six months of the year, but what can often be lost in the discussing the film's many accomplishments, is how much it rests entirely on the chemistry between director Richard Ayoade and star Jesse Eisenberg. 5 years 51 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Jesse Eisenberg on Life as a Writer, Teaming With Kristen Stewart and Why ‘Social Network’ Fame Was ‘Disconcerting’

thewrap.com – The first thing Jesse Eisenberg asked, upon learning that I attended Syracuse University, is whether I crossed paths with Carmelo Anthony. Unfortunately for me, Anthony led the Orangemen to their only title and then left for the NBA shortly before I matriculated, but Eisenberg wasn't looking for the connection of a mutual friend; actually, he's working on a short story that involves the Knicks’ All-Star, and perhaps wanted some insight. 6 years 2 weeks ago via jetli
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Specialty Box Office: Jon Favreau and James Franco Lead a Strong Indie Weekend With 'Chef' and 'Palo Alto'

fb.indiewire.com – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this Mother's Day weekend, which saw Jon Favreau and James Franco bring their star power to art houses to the tune of two very strong debuts... The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend: "Chef." While not the kind of numbers Jon Favreau might be used to with his studio blockbusters, his first foray into small scale indie territory in some time was off to an excellent start.

6 years 3 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Director Richard Ayoade Shares The 5 Films That Influenced ‘The Double’

fb.indiewire.com – Similar to his excellent 2011 debut feature, “Submarine," quick comparisons to past classics have flown frequently with Richard Ayoade’s sophomore effort “The Double." This time Terry Gilliam’s “Brazil” has been elected the overriding influence; however, don’t ask Ayoade to verify such a claim. 6 years 3 weeks ago via jackiechan

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Posted May 5th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance.

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Watch: Mia Wasikowska Has Never Met Anyone Like Jesse Eisenberg In New Clip From 'The Double'

fb.indiewire.com – "It was the idea of somebody so invisible & lowly that their double could appear and no one would notice; that was funny," director Richard Ayoade said during a recent Q&Aabout this forthcoming "The Double." And indeed, the film's pleasures come from indulging in the absurdness of the scenario of a doppelganger emerging, consuming the life of his opposite, and no one being any the wiser except for the double. 6 years 9 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The New Trailer for The Double, Starring Jesse Eisenberg

comingsoon.net – The official U.S. trailer for Richard Ayoade's The Double is now online and can be watched below. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg ( The Social Network , Batman vs. Superman ) (in a dual role) and Mia Wasikowska ( Jane Eyre , Alice in Wonderland ). 6 years 13 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Teaser Trailer for Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska

collider.com – A teaser trailer for Richard Ayoade's dark comedy The Double has gone online. Jesse Eisenberg stars as a beleaguered office drone whose life is made even worse when he meets a man who shares his appearance but has the exact opposite personality. I saw the movie at the Toronto International Film Festival and adored it.

6 years 23 weeks ago via brucelee
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Magnolia Acquires Toronto Pic 'The Double'

deadline.com – Richard Ayoade directed and co-wrote with Avi Korine The Double, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska in an adaptation of Dostoevsky’s doppelganger tale that played at last month’s Toronto Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures has picked up U.S. rights and plans a theatrical release in 2014. Eisenberg plays Simon, a timid, isolated man who’s overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams (Wasikowska). 6 years 32 weeks ago via brucelee
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First Trailer for Richard Ayoade's THE DOUBLE Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska

collider.com – The first trailer for writer/director Richard Ayoade’s new film The Double has been released online. Based on the novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the film stars Jesse Eisenberg as a government clerk whose life is destroyed after what he believes to be an exact copy of himself begins working in his office and attempts to ruin his life.

6 years 38 weeks ago via jackiechan
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The Double

Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is...
Richard Ayoade
May 09, 2014
Post-Production
Comedy, Drama