08/05/2011 07:37 am ET Updated Oct 05, 2011

Jesse Eisenberg In Dostoyevsky's 'The Double': To Play Dual Roles

Jesse Eisenberg is about to get Winklvii'ed. We're excited to be the first to hear that he will star in Richard Ayoade's indie adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novella The Double. (For those unfamiliar, it's about a Russian government clerk whose life unravels after what he believes is a literal facsimile of himself -- same appearance, same name, same hometown -- begins working in his office.) Think of it as Fight Club for bureaucrats.

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