In the dark comedy, The Art of Self-Defense, Jesse Eisenberg plays ‘Casey Davies’, a mil-mannered accountant who is attacked on the street by a roving motorcycle gang and decides to study martial arts as a way to defend himself. Studying under Alessandro Nivola’s ‘Sensei’ at the karate dojo he finds a new sense of self confidence, but when he attends the Sensei’s mysterious night classes he discovers a world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity.
This costume exhibit was photographed on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema on June 28, 2019.
Jami Villers was Costume Designer on this film written and directed by Riley Stearns.
Fans of Jesse Eisenberg can also check out his Lex Luthor costume from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on display.