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Posted by Tobias Carroll Word comes via Vulture that Jesse Eisenberg will star in a cinematic adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s The Double. Pretty nifty, you might say. Even more intriguing, though, is the choice of director: Richard Ayoade, who some of you might know from his directorial debut Submarine or his role on The IT Crowd. Ayoade’s also the co-creator of the British comedy series Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, which at least one Vol.1 editor is mildly obsessed with. (To the extent […]