Jesse Eisenberg Joins Ayoade’s “Double”

Jesse Eisenberg is set to star in the indie film adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novella “The Double” reports Vulture.

The story follows a Russian government clerk whose life unravels after what he believes is a literal facsimile of himself begins working in his office.

“The IT Crowd” star Richard Ayoade, who made his directorial debut this year with the acclaimed “Submarine”, will direct.