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.
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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He's literally the only one standing up for justice in this scenario.
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.
Jesse Eisenberg stands up for gay rights with five words
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.
The show hit the West End this week.
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.
Jesse Eisenberg has impressed theatre critics
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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Eisenberg made his debut as evil genius Lex Luthor in 'Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice'.
It looks as if actor Jesse Eisenberg has confirmed he will reprise his role as Lex Luthor in the upcoming Justice League movie. Fans were wondering wether or not Eisenberg would be returning as the villain in Justice League Part One next year, but speaking at MCM comic-con in London the actor said he was just waiting on the call.
Jesse Eisenberg says he will be back as Lex Luthor.
“I’m kind of in wait,” the Radio Times reports Eisenberg as telling the crowd. “They just started filming Justice League, so I’m kind of like waiting for my crack at it.” However the actor did admit he wasn't sure how much he could reveal.
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'Top Gear', with new presenters Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc, returns on May 29th to BBC2.
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.
Brad Pitt was never actually approached to be in the first 'Top Gear' episode
The death of Isabelle Reed thrusts her family consisting of her husband Conrad Reed (Devin Druid) and two sons Jonah Reed (Jesse Eisenberg) and Gene Reed (Gabriel Byrne) in to a process of bereavement in which they have to each manage their different stages of grief. Isabelle an ex war photographer dies as a result of a car crash near their house which plummets her family into a vow of silence in which they each suppress their real feelings towards her death.
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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.
'Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice' makes an adversary of everyone.
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 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.
Steve Carell is reportedly taking over the role Bruce Willis vacated in Woody Allen’s upcoming film.
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 Carell at the American Film Institute's 43rd Life Achievement Award Gala in Los Angeles in June 2015.
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The low-budget horror sequel has flopped on its first weekend in cinemas, following terrible reviews.
On a typically quiet late-summer weekend dominated by holdovers, Sinister 2 has dragged itself to third place with a disappointing $10.6million opening in America.
Sinister 2, starring James Ransone, has flopped
Expected to earn between $15-18million, the Blumhouse horror sequel debuted well below all three Insidious films, as well as the first Sinister movie, which took $18m on the weekend of October 12-14, 2012.
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5th October, 1983
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