1-20 of 108 items from 2015 « Prev | Next »
Take another look @ the 'red band' restricted trailer supporting the action comedy feature "American Ultra", written by Max Landis and directed by Nima Nourizadeh, starring Jesse Eisenberg ("Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice") and Kristen Stewart ("The Twilight Saga") , opening August 21, 2015:
"...a stoner and his girlfriend's sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when his past comes back to haunt him in the form of a government operation set to wipe him out..."
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "American Ultra"...
- Michael Stevens
I learned something with today's ratings bulletin beyond the actual ratings for a trio of upcoming films. I learned Amber Heard and Johnny Depp got married, and not necessarily all that recently... back in February. On top of that, she is apparently going by Amber Heard Depp now, or at least that's how IMDb is referring to her. Yeah, pretty exciting stuff. I found this out because Heard stars in Pamela Romanowsky's upcoming film The Adderall Diaries (as Amber Heard) alongside a large list of names including James Franco, Christian Slater, Wilmer Valderrama, Ed Harris, Jim Parrack, Cynthia Nixon and Timothee Chalamet. The pic played the Tribeca Film Festival and will be released by A24 later this year, but no official date has yet been set. Next we have a PG-13 rating for a couple of upcoming 20th Century Fox features, first off there's Fantastic Four and its "sci-fi »
- Brad Brevet
The action-comedy’s trailer, replete with expletives and gun play, reveals that Eisenberg’s stoner character is actually a highly trained secret agent who doesn’t realize he’s a secret agent until he becomes the target of a government operation to wipe him out.
He’s set into motion by a CIA operative calling him “Cherry Progressive” at a convenience store, followed by his killing two operatives with a spoon. “I have a lot of anxiety about this,” he tells his girlfriend, portrayed by Stewart.
The studio acquired the project last year before shooting started in New Orleans with “Project X” director Nima Nourizadeh helming from a script by Max Landis. Topher Grace and Connie Britton also star.
“Ultra” re-teams Stewart and Eisenberg six years after they »
- Dave McNary
Another San Diego Comic-Con International has come and gone. This year was a great year for films, friends, and fun! Check out my Top 10 cinematic moments from this years con. Also, be sure to share your favorite moments from this year. I’d love to hear from you! Now, let’s get started!
Let me start off by saying that I have not been looking forward to this film. I’m not stoked on the new batsuit, and disagree with their casting of Lex Luthor, simply because I feel as though the character should be older. Having said that, this is the best trailer that I have seem thus far, and I really hope that they prove me wrong. Check out the all new trailer that debuted in Hall H and let me know what you think!
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, »
- Melissa Howland
Check out the insane new trailer for American Ultra.
The film 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.
American Ultra Opens On August 21
The film is rated R for strong bloody violence, language throughout, drug use and some sexual content.
- Michelle McCue
The last time Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg played love interests - in 2009's Adventureland - there was magic, nostalgia, and warm fuzzies. Now, in their indie comedy reunion, American Ultra, the magic is back in the form of chemistry, but instead of a sweet love story, this is a bonkers secret-agent comedy about two stoners. Stewart and Eisenberg are the two almost-engaged stoners, whose tranquil life of chilling out is interrupted when it's discovered that Eisenberg's character, Mike, is actually a deadly undercover agent. It's much funnier and more ridiculous when you actually watch the trailer, and it has the bonus of costars Connie Britton, John Leguizamo, and Topher Grace, all of whom have memorable bits in this brief look. American Ultra was written by Chronicle's Max Landis and comes out Aug. 21, so check out the Nsfw trailers now. Here's the first trailer: »
Today we have a new trailer for the upcoming "American Ultra" action comedy, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. Check it out below. Plot: A stoner and his girlfriend's sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when his past comes back to haunt him in the form of a government operation set to wipe him out. The new movie is directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) from a script by Max Landis (Chronicle). It's set to hit theaters on August 21st. Trailer: »
Lionsgate has released the second trailer for their upcoming action-comedy American Ultra, arriving in theaters August 21. The trailer actually expands upon a new movie clip that was released last week, which took place after the seemingly-hapless stoner Mike (Jesse Eisenberg) killed two men. We get to see what actually happens that leads up to this killing, and how Mike gets 'activated' as a sleeper agent.
The trailer sets up the premise that the government has been conducting secret experiments to create "super soldiers," with a number of sleeper agents living among us in plain sight, unaware of their actual abilities. We then see Mike working at a convenience store when a mysterious woman (Connie Britton) says a few key phrases that activate this agent, leading to him killing two men who are "doing stuff" to his car. Kristen Stewart also stars as Mike's girlfriend Phoebe, who gets caught in the middle of all the action. »
"Why are people trying to stab you?!" Lionsgate has debuted another new trailer for American Ultra, the crazy stoner action comedy from director Nima Nourizadeh and screenwriter Max Landis. The movie stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart as a lazy stoner couple who get caught up in some crazy shit when it turns out Eisenberg is actually a secret government agent, kind of like Jason Bourne on marijuana. This footage has some appearances by Topher Grace and John Leguizamo in supporting roles. While the original red band footage looked much better, I'm still very much excited to see this - the perfect kind of wacky all-out-crazy action comedy to end the summer. A few more weeks to go, so keep a few joints packed. Here's the second official trailer for Nima Nourizadeh's American Ultra, originally found on YouTube: A stoner and his girlfriend's sleepy, small-town existence is disrupted when »
- Alex Billington
The wonderfully high concept American Ultra is showing all the promise of a sleeper Summer hit, with everything we see of the Max Landis (Chronicle) scripted, Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) directed stoner comedy/action thriller hybrid being soooo much fun. Case in point, this new clip, which sees the aftermath of the future Lex Luthor Jesse Eisenberg’s deadly efficiency with a spoon. Released: 21st August (U.S.)/ 28th August (Irl/U.K.)Synopsis: Mike (Jesse Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), find his life 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. »
- email@example.com (Tom White)
After debuting two new posters at Comic-Con last week, Lionsgate has unveiled a clip from their upcoming action-comedy American Ultra. The scene features Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), hard at work at her bail bonds office, who gets a call from her boyfriend Mike (Jesse Eisenberg). He's freaking out at his convenience store job after killing two people with a spoon. While begging Phoebe to come over, Mike explains how he killed these assailants, and it's pretty gruesome. Then, even more trouble arrives. It's the police!
American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Jesse Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen 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 »
Watching this latest clip from the upcoming action comedy American Ultra – in which actor Jesse Eisenberg depicts some extreme anxiety – it’s impossible not to wonder whether he had this exact reaction when he realized he had recently compared the San Diego Comic-Con with genocide. He has, evidently, been on a steep learning curve in terms of dealing with movie promotion, so hopefully his efforts on behalf of this new movie will feature fewer references to horrific international war crimes, and more emphasis on the actual project at hand – not least because this one might need some talking up.
Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X), and written by Max Landis (Chronicle), the film centres on Mike Howell (Eisenberg), who is a renowned stoner, wanting to marry his stoner girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart). He has no recollection of the fact that he is, in fact, a highly skilled government agent who »
- Sarah Myles
The latest trio of images were photographed by Alex Bailey and were recently shown on Bloody Disgusting. Victor Frankenstein is set to hit theaters on Wednesday, November 25th—the day before Thanksgiving.
"James McAvoy is Victor Von Frankenstein and Daniel Radcliffe stars as Igor in a unique, never-before-seen twist on Mary Shelley’s classic 19th century novel. Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Victor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became »
- Derek Anderson
During the 20th Century Fox presentation at Comic-Con earlier today, the studio previewed its upcoming film Victor Frankenstein. Written by Max Landis (Chronicle) and directed by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock), the film offers a twist on the Frankenstein story as it revolves around the relationship between Victor Frankenstein, played by James McAvoy, and his assistant Igor, played by Daniel Radcliffe. They revealed the film’s first trailer, which previewed a somewhat humorous yet dark tone, filled with some interesting monster effects. There’s a fairly heavy amount of CG in the backgrounds and a few of the creatures, but the film have a significant Victorian bent. We were also shown a clip in which Victor and Igor demonstrate one of their creations to some peers, and it was a nice mixture of grotesque, humorous, and chilling. I’ve recapped some of the highlights from the back-and-forth between moderator Chris Hardwick, McGuigan, »
- Adam Chitwood
Contributed by Michelle McCue and Melissa Howland
20th Century Fox was the last studio at Comic-Con 2015 to show the Hall H audience a preview of their hottest films.
First up was Wes Ball’s Maze Runner: Scorch Trials where they showed the audience assembled in Hall H the new trailer. The scenes included a weird plant monster – think zombies with plant parts.
Ball said of the sequel, “A sense of brotherhood has always been very important to our story. You can watch these two movies back to back, and it’s really just this awesome 3 hour epic!”
Gladers new and old unite on stage for #Sdcc’s #HallH! #ReadyForScorch pic.twitter.com/v3kmpK4bXy
— The Scorch Trials (@MazeRunnerMovie) July 12, 2015
Next up was the horror film Victor Frankenstein.
The cast of Victor Frankenstein is taking the stage. #HallH is Alive! pic.twitter.com/tQCzyThicc — 20th Century Fox (@20thcenturyfox) July 12, 2015
Written by Max Landis, »
- Movie Geeks
It might seem like Comic-Con couldn't get any crazier after yesterday's big Star Wars event, but Saturday is typically the day when things go completely wild in San Diego – especially in Hall H, where the major movie studios vie to become the show's biggest buzz-generator. Still, there was no shortage of Friday news coming out of Comic-Con, and as usual, some of it probably got lost in the mix thanks to all of the excitement around the Lucasfilm panel (and its musical aftermath). Here are a few things you might have missed from Day Two of Comic-Con International in San Diego: Max Landis Gets A Shot At Superman After offering up a hilarious, drunken, and celebrity cameo-filled retelling of the classic “Death and Return of Superman” story...
- Rick Marshall
Last night the Indigo Ballroom of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront played host to the 27th Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, and thanks to Bleeding Cool we’ve got a full list of all the winners…
Best Short Story
“Beginning’s End,” by Rina Ayuyang, muthamagazine.com
“Corpse on the Imjin!” by Peter Kuper, in Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World (Simon & Schuster)
Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration »
- Gary Collinson
The marketing team behind the new stoner comedy American Ultra might have picked the smartest way to spread their seed at San Diego Comic-Con… by offering members of the medical marijuana community a highly valuable product. Earlier today, the website www.theamericanultraprogram.net started circulating. From your mobile device, people were asked for their drivers license or state ID number and photo, along with their medical marijuana information (for verification). Once verified, a field agent contacts you and delivers a glass jar, rolling papers, a lighter, and a sample of their own special brand of premium kush. If you don’t have a medical marijuana card, don’t bother trying. You will fail.
Below, you can see what was delivered when I tried it out for myself… for science, of course! The goods come in a sealed envelope that says American Ultra on it. Inside, everything is branded with the same American flag, »
- Melissa Howland
As part of the ‘New DC Universe: Superman: Are You Ready?’ panel at San Diego Comic Con, Max Landis (the writer of Chronicle and the upcoming Victor Frankenstein) announced his new project Superman: American Alien.
The series will feature a young version of Clark Kent getting into trouble as his powers slowly emerge. Think ‘that whole period of Jesus’ life not in the Bible’…just with Superman.
Landis said of the comic:
“I’ve wanted to write a Superman comic for my entire life, and I’m surprised they’re letting me write the one I wanted to write. I sort of wanted to do the opposite of All-Star Superman…
“It’s seven stories from Clark Kent’s life. It’s not a redux of his origin. Instead, it’s stories Clark might tell you if you were having a beer together…He gets trashed on Bruce Wayne’s boat »
- Oli Davis
Comic-Con International 2015 begins today and to kick things off, Lionsgate has released a new custom Comic-Con poster for their upcoming comedy, American Ultra.
Award-winning artist Jim Evans (aka T.A.Z.), the designer behind hundreds of gig & movie posters including those for The Beastie Boys, The Wu Tang Clan, Rage Against The Machine, Pearl Jam, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Saw franchise, crafted the badass print featuring Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart.
American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Jesse Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen 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. »
- Michelle McCue
1-20 of 108 items from 2015 « Prev | Next »
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners