Jesse Eisenberg & Richard Ayoade at The Double Premiere

Actor turned writer-director Richard Ayoade was joined by Hollywood star Jesse Eisenberg at the London Film Festival premiere of their new film, The Double.

It’s an adaptation of Dostoevsky’s novel about a young man who is driven insane by the appearance of his look-a-like.

Flicks And The City caught up with the duo on the red carpet to find out which role Jesse preferred to play and whether Richard would like to follow his friend and IT Crowd co-star Chris O’Dowd into the world of superhero movies: