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Kristen Stewart Gets Into Slacker Mode

16 April 2014 5:41 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg got into some serious grunge duds when they headed to work for their new film, American Ultra, in New Orleans on Tuesday. Jesse wore a long wig and orange converse while redheaded Kristen sported a '90s-appropriate ensemble, which included a long polka-dot skirt, hiking boots, and a plaid fleece jacket. Jesse plays a "stoner slacker" whose small-town life with his girlfriend, played by Kristen, is turned upside down when he's thrust into a covert government operation. The project also stars Sharon Stone, Bill Pullman, and Topher Grace. Kristen was back to work after celebrating her 24th birthday last week in Nola with a group of friends, including Jesse. She spent the day chilling at a park with a group of friends (and some playful pups) and later headed to a dinner. She has been on the move over the past few months as she »

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Sharon Stone joins Kristen Stewart in 'American Ultra'

16 April 2014 2:59 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

New York, April 16: Sharon Stone has signed up to star in the action comedy 'American Ultra" with Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg.

The 56-year-old American actress has bagged the role which was rumored to be given to Uma Thurman, and will be seen alongside Topher Grace, John Leguizamo and Bill Pullman, the New York Post reported.

Stone will be playing a government agent in charge of a sleeper cell program, in the movie by 'Project X' director Nima Nourizadeh and 'Chronicle' writer Max Landis. (Ani) »

- Amith Ostwal

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Sharon Stone Joins ‘American Ultra’

16 April 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Hollywood heavyweight Sharon Stone has joined the cast of action comedy American Ultra.

Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) stars as Mike, a hapless, lazy stoner, happy with his boring life with girlfriend Phoebe (Kristen Stewart – Twilight). However, unknown to Mike and everyone around him he’s actually a secret agent. When his past flashes before his eyes the realities of the responsibility of his power surface, especially when he’s called in to support a deadly government operation. Co-starring Topher Grace (That ’70s Show), John Leguizamo (Kick-ass 2), Tony Hale (Arrested Development), Bill Pullman (Independence Day) and Walton Goggins (Django Unchained), Stone joins the cast as Victoria Lasseter.

With Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) directing and Max Landis (Chronicle) behind the script this could go either way – brilliantly witty and action-packed…or a little lacklustre. We’ll have to wait and see.

American Ultra is already in production. It currently has »

- Jazmine Sky Bradley

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Kristen Stewart Movie Gets New Eye Candy… Sharon Stone!

15 April 2014 5:34 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Kristen Stewart began filming her new movie “American Ultra” in New Orleans yesterday (Apr. 14) and is being joined veteran sex siren Sharon Stone, who is taking over the role of government scientist Victoria Lasseter. Stone is filling a hole created by Uma Thurman, who initially was negotiating for the part. Bill Pullman and Tony Hale are also late additions to the cast, which includes Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo and Walton Goggins. ...Read More »

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Bill Pullman, Tony Hale And Sharon Stone Join Jesse Eisenberg In American Ultra

15 April 2014 2:47 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

As production on the action-comedy American Ultra kicks off in New Orleans. Lionsgate is announcing some enticing new additions to the cast: Bill Pullman, Tony Hale and Sharon Stone. This trio joins an ensemble that already includes Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, and Walton Goggins. Here's the official plot synopsis for American Ultra, which was just revealed in a press release announcing the start of principal photography American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent in a government program created by Victoria Lasseter. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly operation and is forced to summon his inner »

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Sharon Stone Replaces Uma Thurman in 'American Ultra'

15 April 2014 2:09 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just one day after production officially started on the Lionsgate action-comedy American Ultra, Sharon Stone has joined the cast, replacing Uma Thurman.

We reported last month that Uma Thurman was in talks to play a government agent who creates a top-secret program that trains sleeper agents, but now Sharon Stone will portray this character, named Victoria Lasseter. Jesse Eisenberg stars as Mike, a lazy stoner who learns the he is actually a highly-trained assassin within this program, as he must summon his inner hero to survive a deadly operation. Kristen Stewart plays his live-in girlfriend, with Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins starring in unspecified roles.

Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) is directing from a screenplay by Max Landis, with Anthony Bregman, Kevin Scott Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert and Britton Rizzio producing.

Sharon Stone will next be seen in Fading Gigolo, which opens in theaters this weekend. »

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Sharon Stone, Bill Pullman And Tony Hale Join American Ultra

15 April 2014 1:58 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

I think that there’s a rule in Hollywood that movies that start with the word “American” must have amazing ensemble casts (see: American Hustle, American Beauty, American Pie, American Gangster, American Graffiti). This week, the action-comedy American Ultra adds three new members to an already bustling line-up: Sharon Stone, Bill Pullman and Arrested Development‘s Tony Hale. They join Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Justified‘s Walton Goggins, Topher Grace and John Leguizamo in a film for Project X director Nima Nourizadeh.

The low-budget Lionsgate movie, picked up for a cool $7 million in March, stars Eisenberg as Mike, a stoner and slacker living in a small town whose past as a highly-trained secret agent comes back to interfere with his new, quieter existence. He becomes the target of a top secret government operation, which naturally does not sit well with his girlfriend, Phoebe (played by Eisenberg’s Adventureland co-star, Stewart »

- Jordan Adler

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Don Peyote Goes On a Trip of a Lifetime in Comedy’s Release

15 April 2014 6:48 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Don Peyote’ will go on a trip of a lifetime when XLrator Media releases the comedy-drama in May 2014 in theaters and on VOD. The film was co-written and directed by Michael Canzoniero and Dan Fogler, who’s also featured as the main actor. The movie also stars Josh Duhamel, Jay Baruchel, Wallace Shawn, Topher Grace and Anne Hathaway. XLrator Media has released the following synopsis for ‘Don Peyote’: A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman (Fogler) on the drug trip of a lifetime in this off-the-wall comedy. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Warren becomes obsessed with Doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary  [ Read More ]

The post Don Peyote Goes On a Trip of a Lifetime in Comedy’s Release appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Karen Benardello

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Sharon Stone Boards Action Comedy American Ultra

15 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

With production having started just yesterday in New Orleans, Lionsgate's action comedy American Ultra has added Sharon Stone to its ensemble cast. She'll play a character named Victoria Lasseter. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh ( Project X ) and written by Max Landis ( Chronicle ), American Ultra also stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins. American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, »

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Bill Pullman & Tony Hale join Jesse Eisenberg's action comedy American Ultra

15 April 2014 3:14 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The action comedy American Ultra from Project X director Nima Nourizadeh started production yesterday in New Orleans, and Deadline is reporting two actors have joined the cast at the last minute. The site has learned Bill Pullman and Arrested Development star Tony Hale have signed on for American Ultra. American Ultra also stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo and Walton Goggins, and the script comes from Chronicle scribe Max Landis. Eisenberg will play »

- Jesse Giroux

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"American Ultra" Goes Into Production

14 April 2014 8:45 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Production is set to begin today in New Orleans on the Lionsgate action comedy film American Ultra. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and written by Max Landis (Chronicle), the film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins.

American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.

A PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle of Confusion production, the film is produced by Anthony Bregman, Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert and Britton Rizzio, »

- Garth Franklin

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American Ultra shoot underway

14 April 2014 4:10 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Production has begun in New Orleans on Lionsgate’s action comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Bill Pullman. FilmNation handles international sales.

American Ultratells of a wayward stoner living the small-town life with his girlfriend when the youngster learns he is a sleeper agent with a do-or-die mission to survive.

Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo and Walton Goggins round out the key cast. Nima Nourizadeh directs from a screenplay by Max Landis.

Anthony Bregman, David Alpert, Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh and Britton Rizzio produce and the executive producer is Ray Angelic

American Ultra is a PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle Of Confusion production. »

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Shoot underway on American Ultra

14 April 2014 4:10 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Production has begun in New Orleans on Lionsgate’s action comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Bill Pullman. FilmNation handles international sales.

American Ultratells of a wayward stoner living the small-town life with his girlfriend when the youngster learns he is a sleeper agent with a do-or-die mission to survive.

Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo and Walton Goggins round out the key cast. Nima Nourizadeh directs from a screenplay by Max Landis.

Anthony Bregman, David Alpert, Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh and Britton Rizzio produce and the executive producer is Ray Angelic

American Ultra is a PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle Of Confusion production. »

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'American Ultra' with Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Begins Production

14 April 2014 4:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Production is set to begin today in New Orleans on the Lionsgate action comedy film American Ultra. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and written by Max Landis (Chronicle and the upcoming Frankenstein), the film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins. A PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle of Confusion production, the film is produced by Anthony Bregman (Begin Again and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Kevin Scott Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert (The Walking Dead) and Britton Rizzio, with Ray Angelic as executive producer. Jason Constantine, President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions and Eda Kowan, Svp of Acquisitions, will oversee the project on behalf of Lionsgate. FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales.

American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down. »

- MovieWeb

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Production Begins On Kristen Stewart & Eisenberg-Starring ‘American Ultra’

14 April 2014 2:13 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Production is set to begin this week on the new action-packed comedy American Ultra, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Topher Grace, Kristen Stewart, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walter Goggins.

The film is about a small-town druggie (Eisenberg) who just happens to be a highly trained, killing sleeper agent. His past comes back to haunt him and he is suddenly in the middle of a top-secret government operation where he must bring out his inner agent to survive.

This all sounds a bit like Total Recall, don’t you think? Check back later for more news!

Source: ComingSoon

The post Production Begins On Kristen Stewart & Eisenberg-Starring ‘American Ultra’ appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Ellen Daniels

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Production Begins on Action/Comedy Film American Ultra

14 April 2014 1:23 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Today Lionsgate announced that production has begun on a new film that isn't based on some young adult novel!  Cameras are now rolling on American Ultra and the studios have issued a press release announcing new additions to the cast and details on the plot.  Come inside to check out the press release! 

Production is set to begin today in New Orleans on the Lionsgate (NYSE: Lgf) action comedy film “American Ultra.” Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (“Project X”) and written by Max Landis (“Chronicle” and the upcoming “Frankenstein”), the film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins.   A PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle of Confusion production, the film is produced by Anthony Bregman (“Begin Again”  and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”), Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert (“The Walking Dead”) and Britton Rizzio, with Ray Angelic as executive producer.  Jason Constantine, »

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Kristen Stewart stoner action-comedy 'American Ultra' begins filming

14 April 2014 1:04 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are springing into action. "American Ultra," the "fast-paced action comedy" in which Eisenberg and Stewart will star as an "unmotivated stoner"/"lethal sleeper agent" and his live-in girlfriend, has officially started filming in New Orleans, Lionsgate announced today. Also starring Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins, the Max Landis-penned film is being directed by Nima Nourizadeh ("Project X"). Here's the official plot synopsis: “'American Ultra' is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down.  Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his »

- Chris Eggertsen

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“American Ultra” – Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg

14 April 2014 1:03 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Production is getting under way in New Orleans on the Lionsgate action comedy “American Ultra” starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (“Project X”) and written by Max Landis (“Chronicle”), the story revolves around a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner (Eisenberg) whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend (Stewart) is suddenly turned upside down when he discovers that he has a secret past as a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, he is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive. The cast also includes Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins. A PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle of Confusion production, the film is produced by Anthony Bregman (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”), Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert (“The Walking Dead”) and Britton Rizzio, with Ray Angelic as executive producer. »

- HollywoodNews.com

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Bill Pullman, Tony Hale Join Kristen Stewart-Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘American Ultra’

14 April 2014 11:46 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Bill Pullman and Tony Hale have joined the cast of Lionsgate’s action-comedy “American Ultra,” starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart.

Production began Monday in New Orleans. Topher Grace, John Leguizamo and Walton Goggins also star.

Production companies are PalmStar, Likely Story and Circle of Confusion; producers are Anthony Bregman, Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert (“The Walking Dead”) and Britton Rizzio, with Ray Angelic as executive producer.

Lionsgate’s Jason Constantine is overseeing. FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales.

Eisenberg stars as a hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend (played by Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down as his secret past as a sleeper agent comes back to haunt him.

Nima Nourizadeh (“Project X”) is directing from a script by Max Landis (“Chronicle”).

 

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- Dave McNary

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Principal Photography Begins on American Ultra Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart; Bill Pullman and Tony Hale Join Cast

14 April 2014 11:36 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Lionsgate has sent out a press release announcing the start of principal photography on Nima Nourizadeh's action comedy American UltraJesse Eisenberg stars as “an unmotivated stoner named Mike, who lives with his girlfriend Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), in a small, sleepy town. One night, their lives take an unexpected turn when Mike’s past comes back to haunt him, and he becomes the target of a government operation set to wipe him out."  The press release also notes that Bill Pullman (Independence Day) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development) have joined the solid supporting cast, which also includes Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, and Walton Goggins. Hit the jump to check out the press release. Here's the press release: Principal Photography Begins On “American UltraBill Pullman And Tony Hale Join Cast Santa Monica, CA (April 14, 2014) – Production is set to begin today in New Orleans on the Lionsgate (NYSE: Lgf) action comedy film “American Ultra. »

- Matt Goldberg

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