Jesse Eisenberg the star of the film Social Networking is to play the lead role in upcoming film The Double. The film tells the story of James who meets a man called Simon who looks exactly like him. James is soon driven insane as he watches Simon surpass him at work and gain the attention of the woman he loves Hannah (Mia Wasikowski). Not to mention everyone tells James to be more like Simon who has stolen his life. Eisenberg plays both James and Simon in the film. The comedic film directed by Richard Ayoade (The Watch), premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013 and will be released in UK cinemas later this year.