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Jesse Eisenberg (born 5.10.1983) Jesse Eisenberg is an American actor and playwright, known for his roles in Zombieland, The Social Network and Now You See Me.

Net Worth: Celebrity Net Worth claimed in 2013 that Jesse Eisenberg had a net worth of 10 million USD.

Childhood: Jesse Eisenberg was born in Queens, New York to Amy and Barry Eisenberg. Before attending high school, the family moved to East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, and he studied at various public schools in the area. He studied anthropology at The New School in Greenwich Village, New York City, after turning down a place at New York University due to a filming schedule. His first major performance was on the off-Broadway play, The Gathering, before making his Broadway debut in Summer and Smoke in 1996.

Career: Jesse Eisenberg first appeared on the television series Get Real from 1999 - 2000. In 2005, Eisenberg appeared in the Wez Craven film, Cursed, and in 2007 he played a part in The Hunting Part. 2009 proved to be Eisenberg's break-out year, as he was cast in the films Adventureland and Zombieland, the latter of which propelled him into the public eye. The following year, Eisenberg played Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. This role earned him a nomination for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. In 2011, Eisenberg provided his voice for the animated film Rio, for which he also sang. In the same year, he stared in the film 30 Minutes or Less, which came under fire for having a plot too closely linked to a real life tragic hostage situation and bank robbery. In 2013, Eisenberg appeared in the film Now You See Me as part of an all-star cast. In January 2014, he was cast in the role of Lex Luthor for the sequel to Man of Steel - Superman V Batman: Dawn of Justice. Jesse Eisenberg: Personal Life Eisenberg is a vegetarian and animal lover, known to enjoy riding his bike around New York City.



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Justice League - Comic Con Trailer


Bruce Wayne knows that the Earth is under threat from evil forces much worse than any he's - or any other superhero - has previously seen. To defend the people of Earth, Bruce and Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) decide to hunt down some of the most skilled individuals the planet has to offer, each of these people have a special talent and could play a vital part in saving the world.

As well as the new recruits (who include Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash) Batman also recruits Wonder Woman who previously fought alongside Superman whilst trying to beat Lex Luthor's incredibly strong genetically-engineered creature which also killed Superman. The fate of Superman is unclear but given the end of Batman Vs. Superman it's presumed that Superman will return to life albeit potentially temporarily weakened.

The Justice League is DC Comics’ superhero team and it’s thought that a supervillain called Steppenwolf will be their main target – though it’s sure that Lex Luthor will appear and cause as much trouble as he possibly can.

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Now You See Me 2 Review

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While the original 2013 magical caper was a big hit, it's style-over-substance approach didn't exactly scream out for a follow-up. But here we are, with go-to sequel man Jon M. Chu at the helm (he also directed the second Step Up and G.I. Joe movies). Most of the high-octane cast is back for more trickery, but the plot is even murkier this time.

Since their last whiz-bang stunt, the Four Horsemen have been laying low. Their leader Dylan (Mark Ruffalo) continues to work in the FBI, helping Daniel, Merrit and Jack (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco) plot their next caper, now joined by quirky illusionist Lula (Lizzy Caplan). Their latest project is to expose corruption at a New York conglomerate, but the stunt is ambushed, and the quartet mysteriously finds themselves in Macau, coerced by a tech genius (Daniel Radcliffe) into staging an elaborate heist. Meanwhile, Dylan's cover is blown, so he teams up with veteran Thaddeus (Morgan Freeman) and heads to Macau himself, chased by his FBI boss (Sanaa Latham). And it all goes down in London.

The round-the-world plot gives the movie some very cool locations, and the plot races so quickly that most audiences won't notice that it makes virtually no logical sense at all. There are flashy distractions at every turn, from sleight of hand to vanishing acts to gross-out gags to enormous double-bluffs, and all of this is thoroughly entertaining even if the script itself feels strangely incomplete. Most sequences tend to end before they get to the point, while action scenes are choppy and incoherent. The only set-piece that works is the kinetic central heist, which hinges on a rapidly flung playing card. But even though it's uneven and clunky, the film remains entertaining simply because of the magical shenanigans and snarky dialogue.

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'You're So F***Ed Up': Jesse Eisenberg Confronts Anti-Gay Group At London Pride


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He's pretty excellent at playing distinctly unlikeable characters on screen and on stage, but Jesse Eisenberg proved he was all heart in reality when he stopped to confront some anti-gay protestors in London over the weekend as he pushed his rented bicycle across the street.

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The 'Batman v Superman' star was enjoying the UK city, taking a break from his play on London's West End 'The Spoils' during London Gay Pride on Saturday (June 25th 2016), when he came across a small group of anti-gay protesters claiming that God hates gay people. In a nutshell. Understandably, Eisenberg seemed pretty shocked to be faced with such outdated opinions and stared with a dumbfounded smirk before confronting one of the protestors with a well-deserved expletive.

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Jesse Eisenberg Impresses Critics With His Third Play 'The Spoils'


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Jesse Eisenberg has built a reputation for playing arrogant, manipulative and annoyingly intellectual geek-like characters on the big screen ('The Social Network' and 'Batman v Superman', for example), and he's followed that through with his new play 'The Spoils'; a production which he wrote and stars in as another complete jerk. It hit Trafalgar Studios in London's West End this week to very positive critical reception.

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The play, which has been directed by Scott Elliott, follows a group of friends in New York, led by Eisenberg's character Ben; an over-priveleged grad-school drop-out who does everything in his power to get what and who he wants with no regard for anyone else's feelings, be they his roommates or otherwise. It's unusual for a story to have such a loathsome 'protagonist' (for want of a better word), but for the most part critics have reacted remarkably well. 

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'Top Gear' Deny They Approached Brad Pitt For First Episode; Announce Jesse Eisenberg And Gordon Ramsay


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With only ten days to go until the Clarkson-free ‘Top Gear’ returns to the BBC, the programme has been forced to announce its two guest stars for its first episode after a false report by The Sun claimed that Brad Pitt had pulled out of filming.

When ‘Top Gear’ returns on May 29th with new hosts Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc in the hot seats, their first ever guests will be A-lister Jesse Eisenberg and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.

Brad PittBrad Pitt was never actually approached to be in the first 'Top Gear' episode

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Jesse Eisenberg Insists Lex Luthor Is 'Funny And Charming'


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Playing a supervillain has got to be just as much fun as playing a superhero. At least, Jesse Eisenberg found himself immensely enjoying his role as Lex Luthor in the DC comics blockbuster 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' this year, but what makes being a bad guy so fun?

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Eisenberg thinks it's all down to being able to show off traits that wouldn't normally be acceptable in social circumstances; and, indeed, being able to carry out deeds that one certainly wouldn't be permitted to do in real life. Plus, nothing can be more empowering than being given the chance to play both Superman and Batman's arch-nemesis.

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Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer


Every superhero has a dark side and being 100% human, Batman is in doubt over how genuine Superman actually is. After all, Superman is from a different planet and has incredibly natural powers; powers that could easily destroy our world.

As Lex Luther manipulates Batman and Superman into a deeper and deeper war, the duo find that they are pitted against a force that's much more of a present threat than either of the heroes. They are joined by a number of other heroes (including Wonder Woman and The Flash) on a quest to save earth from immediate danger.

Warner Bros. Pictures releases Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice in cinemas 25 March 2016.

Now You See Me 2 - Teaser Trailer


After becoming the most famous magicians in the world with their last tricks and exposing the wrongdoings of Arthur Tressler, it was obvious that as many people as they helped, they'd always upset a powerful few. One of those is Arthur's son, Walter Tressler.

Walter is on a mission to cause The Four Horsemen as much damage as possible. In order to stop Walter, the four magicians must pull off a stunt far bigger than their first.

With Isla Fisher pregant and unable to commit to the film Lizzy Caplan (Masters Of Sex) has been brought in to play the role of Lula. Other than Isla, all the lead cast from the first film will appear in the new film and Daniel Radcliffe will play the role of Arthurs son, a tech magnate.

Are You Not Entertained? Batman Vs Superman: A Modern Gladiator Story - Trailer + Pictures


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Next year is taking comic books to a new level. No longer are the lines between heroes and villains solid. Now we're seeing a new side to our favourite caped crusaders; Marvel's Captain America may be bringing about a civil war, but that's nothing compared to the battle between DC's Batman and Superman in 'Dawn Of Justice'.

Henry Cavill in Batman vs SupermanHenry Cavill reprises his role as Clark Kent

The new trailer sees an evermore intensifying hostility between the two vigilantes: on the one side you've got a billionaire human being named Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) who's disillusioned with what Gotham City has become and determined to fight crime in his own way, and on the other you've got an alien journalist named Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) with supernatural powers who's rather more modest when it comes to his own crime-fighting practices.

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Steve Carell Replacing Bruce Willis In Woody Allen’s Next Film?


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Steve Carell is reportedly replacing Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s next film. Sources speaking to a U.S. entertainment website have stated Carell is in talks for the role but his part has yet to be officially confirmed by the film’s producers.

Steve CarellSteve Carell at the American Film Institute's 43rd Life Achievement Award Gala in Los Angeles in June 2015.

Read More: Woody Allen Describes Himself As 'Lazy' And An 'Imperfectionist'.

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Jesse Eisenberg - Sunday 13th February 2011 at BAFTA London, England

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Jesse Eisenberg

Date of birth

5th October, 1983

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.71


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Jesse Eisenberg Movies

Justice League - Comic Con Trailer

Justice League - Comic Con Trailer

Bruce Wayne knows that the Earth is under threat from evil forces much worse than...

Now You See Me 2 Movie Review

Now You See Me 2 Movie Review

While the original 2013 magical caper was a big hit, it's style-over-substance approach didn't exactly...

Cafe Society Trailer

Cafe Society Trailer

Café Society offers a glimpse in to the world of Hollywood in the 1930's. With...

Louder Than Bombs Trailer

Louder Than Bombs Trailer

The death of Isabelle Reed thrusts her family consisting of her husband Conrad Reed (Devin...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie Review

After 2013's beefy Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder goes even bigger and darker with...

Now You See Me 2 Trailer

Now You See Me 2 Trailer

The Four Horsemen aren't just magicians; they're illusionists with an agenda. Their initial stunt was...

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer

Every superhero has a dark side and being 100% human, Batman is in doubt over...

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Now You See Me 2 - Teaser Trailer

Now You See Me 2 - Teaser Trailer

After becoming the most famous magicians in the world with their last tricks and exposing...

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - Official Trailer

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - Official Trailer

What happens when two superheroes with vastly differing opinions come head to head? Well, not...

The End Of The Tour - Featurettes Trailer

The End Of The Tour - Featurettes Trailer

In some new featurettes, we see how film composer Danny Elfman connected with the score...

American Ultra Trailer

American Ultra Trailer

Mike's current life revolves around his girlfriend, a healthy amount of weed and his job...

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - Comic Con Trailer

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice - Comic Con Trailer

Clark Kent is a reporter for the Daily Planet in his everyday life, but a...

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