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

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 15, 2013 at 2:09PM

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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Mia Wasikowska in "The Double"
Mia Wasikowska in "The Double"

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.

"The Double"
"The Double"

Ayoade ("Submarine") co-penned the script with Avi Korine (brother of "Spring Breakers" director Harmony Korine), loosely adapting it from Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novella of the same title. Eisenberg does double duty playing a shy loner, harboring an infatuation with a young woman (Wasikowska), whose world is turned topsy-turvy with the arrival of a suave new co-worker, who happens to look exactly like him. Wallace Shawn, Chris O'Dowd, Sally Hawkins and Paddy Considine add support to the cast.

Magnolia is eyeing a 2014 release, following the wrap up of the film's festival run.

This article is related to: News, Magnolia, Magnolia Pictures, Richard Ayoade, Richard Ayoade, The Double, Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska


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