Jesse Eisenberg Cast in KILL YOUR DARLINGS
Jesse Eisenberg has been cast in KILL YOUR DARLINGS, a movie in which he will play poet Allen Ginsberg.
Also in the cast are Chris Evans and Ben Whishaw who will play Jack Kerouac and Lucien Carr respectively.
Kill Your Darlings will tell the story of the murder that helped create the Beat Generation, which came to prominence in the 1950s.
The Beat Generation was a cultural phenomena that a group of American writers inspired and wrote about. The three most famous writers were Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac.
Kill Your Darlings will be directed by John Krokidas.
If you don’t know who Jesse Eisenberg is, we will see him in Adventureland, which will be released to theaters on March 27.
As for Chris Evans, you might remember him from Push and The Fantastic Four. And Ben Whishaw was in The International.