Congratulations to Jesse Eisenberg, BAFF 2008 NY Emerging Talent Award Recipient, on the upcoming release of his latest film "Zombieland" and his current film "Adventureland".
Actor Jesse Eisenberg presented with the NY Emerging talent award at the 5th Annual BAFF
April 3, 2009
This past year the 5th Annual Big Apple Film Festival presented actor Jesse Eisenberg with the “NY Emerging Talent Award”. The purpose of this honor was to celebrate Mr. Eisenberg’s contributions and talents to the New York independent film community. Jesse will be starring in the upcoming film "Zombieland" alongside Woody Harrelson. He also recently starred in "Adventureland", which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically in April 2009. Other credits include: “Rodger Dodger” (2002), “The Village” (2004) “The Squid and The Whale”(2005), in which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and “The Living Wake”(2007), which was the opening night feature film of the 2008 BAFF. He is currently in production on “Solitary Man” in which he will co-star with Michael Douglas, Mary Louise-Parker, Danny Devito and Susan Sarandon and "Kick the Can" in which he will be co-starring with Ryan Phillipe and Giovanni Ribisi.
The award was presented on the opening night of the festival at Tribeca Cinemas