Jesse Eisenberg Wants Some Free Samples

December 10, 2010  |  5:00pm

Best of What’s Next alum and speculated Oscar nominee, Jesse Eisenberg, has joined the cast of upcoming dramedy Free Samples.

Eisenberg takes on a supporting role to the film’s star, Jess Weixler (Teeth). Weixler plays a law school drop-out who works at a friend’s food truck distributing free ice-cream samples while developing a crush on Eisenberg’s character. Jay Gammill directs the movie Jim Beggarly penned. Film Harvest’s Joseph McKelheer and Eben Kostbar produce.

Jason Ritter (also appearing in 2007’s The Education of Charlie Banks with Eisenberg), Tippi Hedren, Hallie Pfeiffer (The Birds) and Matt Walsh (The Hangover) are featured as well.

Although no release date is yet confirmed for Free Samples, The Wrap confirms that production has commenced in Los Angeles.

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