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    Will Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in 'Batman vs. Superman' Invigorate the Franchise?

    I have no problem with this morning's news that Jesse Eisenberg is set to play Lex Luthor in Zack Snyder's "Batman vs. Superman," and Jeremy Irons will take over fellow senior Brit Michael Caine's role as Bat butler Alfred. At least--as the vociferous Twitter reaction indicates--Eisenberg represents...

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    Jesse Eisenberg & Jeremy Irons Are Lex Luthor & Alfred In Zack Snyder’s 'Batman Vs. Superman'

    While the rumor mill churned with Bryan Cranston, and other older, balder actors, it looks like Zack Snyder and co. have thrown a huge curveball to fans when it comes to Lex Luthor, the long expected villain of "Batman Vs. Superman": he's going to be much younger than you thought.

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    Watch: Things Get Weird for Jesse Eisenberg in New Teaser for 'The Double'

    After premiering at Toronto and set to screen at Sundance next month, a new teaser trailer for Richard Ayoade's "The Double" has just been unveiled, and it offers a closer peek at the film while still leaving plenty of tantalizing mystery.

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    Watch: New Teaser Trailer For Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' With Jesse Eisenberg & Mia Wasikowska

    The pleasures to be found in Richard Ayoade's upcoming "The Double" go far beyond Jesse Eisenberg's dual performance that powers the movie. From the great score by Andrew Hewitt, to the production design from David Crank, every inch of the "Submarine" director's film has been carefully considered an...

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    Jason Segel To Play David Foster Wallace In 'The End Of The Tour' Co-Starring Jesse Eisenberg

    Of his upcoming biopic, “Hillary,” James Ponsoldt recently told us it “has nothing to do with celebrity of the character…that story is not a cradle-to-the-grave biopic, it’s sort of looking into a keyhole of a very specific period of her life." The “Spectacular Now” director is currently selecting ...

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    Magnolia Pick Up U.S. Rights To Richard Ayoade's 'The Double,' Starring Jesse Eisenberg & Mia Wasikowska

    Of all the films coming out in 2014 we've already seen, it's safe to say Richard Ayoade's "The Double" is near the top of our list. Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska, the film is a dark, Kafka-esque story centered on a man who is driven insane by the appearance of his doppelgänger.

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    'Adventureland' Duo Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart Reteam For Action Comedy 'American Ultra'

    It seems like an eon ago but circa 2009, Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart were at very different points in their career. The former had yet to find a role as notable as his turn in 2005's "The Squid And The Whale" while the latter had already banked one "Twilight" movie but was still eager to fle...

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    Magnolia Sees 'Double' With Richard Ayoade's Latest Mind-Bender

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Richard Ayoade's follow-up to "Submarine," "The Double," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. The company plans to release it in 2014.

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    Magnolia Nabs 'The Double,' Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska (TRAILER)

    Magnolia Pictures has snapped up US rights to Richard Ayoade's TIFF dark comedy "The Double," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska. Check out the atmospheric trailer, below.

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    New Posters For Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' Splits Jesse Eisenberg & Mia Wasikowska

    One our our favorite films out TIFF last month, and a bold sophomore feature effort from "Submarine" director Richard Ayoade, trying to describe "The Double" is a bit difficult. But if the idea of a steampunk, "Brazil"-esque black comedy based on the novella by Fyodor Dostoevsky sounds even remotely...

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