Q | Season 7 | Jun 2, 2014 | 6:28

Jesse Eisenberg and Richard Ayoade on Success in Hollywood

Writer, actor and director, Richard Ayoade and Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg attempt to demystify whether success in the entertainment business is based on merit, or whether fame and fortune can be engineered from the start.

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