Belfast Telegraph

Ayoade's Double gets release date

Richard Ayoade's new film The Double has been picked up by Canadian distributor D Films for release next winter.

Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska star in the comedy and have since become a couple after meeting on the project.

The Double is set to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Toronto-based D Films is planning to release the film in cinemas in winter 2014, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The IT Crowd star and director Richard has co-written the script, based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novella about a Russian government clerk whose life is turned upside down when a man who looks just like him, with the same name and from the same hometown, gets a job in his office and he believes him to be a copy of himself.

Jesse stars as a mediocre man driven to the brink of an emotional breakdown by the appearance of his doppelganger. Mia plays the woman of his dreams who shows no interest in him.


From Belfast Telegraph