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Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart featured on new American Ultra posters

25 June 2015 1:41 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Two new posters have arrived online for director Nima Nourizadeh’s upcoming comedy American Ultra, featuring stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart

See Also: Watch the red band trailer for American Ultra

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.

American Ultra is set for release August 21st in the States and August 28th in the UK, and features a cast that also includes Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Walton Goggins and Tony Hale.

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- Gary Collinson

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American Ultra: Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg Get Bloody in New Images, Posters

25 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

In addition to Steve’s on-set interview with stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, Lionsgate has provided us with a trio of new images and two trippy posters from the action-comedy American Ultra to share with our readers today. Written by Chronicle scribe Max Landis and directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X), the film revolves around a stoner (Eisenberg) and his girlfriend (Stewart) who find their lives disrupted when a government operation descends upon their small town with the aim of wiping the stoner out, who is in fact a sleeper agent. The excellent first trailer and these new images certainly play up the fact that Eisenberg and Stewart’s characters get very bruised and bloodied over the course of the film, and indeed we saw in the trailer that the actors weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. Additionally, the posters play up the film's stoner vibe. Check »

- Adam Chitwood

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American Ultra Set Visit Interview: Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart

25 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

When director Nima Nourizadeh’s (Project X) action-comedy American Ultra was filming in New Orleans in May last year, I got to visit the set with a few other reporters. Written by Chronicle scribe Max Landis, the story finds a stoner/sleeper agent (Jesse Eisenberg) and his girlfriend’s (Kristen Stewart) life are disrupted when a government operation descends upon their small town with the aim of wiping the stoner out. This is the first time Eisenberg and Stewart have worked together since Greg Mottola’s underrated coming-of-age drama, Adventureland. American Ultra also stars Walton Goggins, Connie Britton, Bill Pullman, Topher Grace and Tony Hale. While on set I got to watch some filming and talk to most of the cast and filmmakers. In the coming weeks I’ll have a lot more on the cool-looking film, but for now I wanted to share the on set interview with Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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Is Kristen Stewart funny?

25 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are a couple in love -- and possibly death. I'm on the set of "American Ultra," the Max Landis-scripted, Nima Nourizadeh-directed comedic action film that stars Stewart and Eisenberg as Phoebe and Mike, a slacker couple being pursued by heavily-armed contract killers. The reason? Mike is in fact a highly-trained government agent (with amnesia!) who's been marked as a "liability" and targeted for assassination. We get to see some of the action go down on the film's New Orleans set, a warehouse that's been partially converted into a small-town grocery store. When we arrive they're in the midst of shooting a fight scene that sees Mike engaging in brutal, bloody battle with a number of enemies through aisles labeled "Fresh Produce," "Electronics," "Chips" and "Cleaning Products." In one corner of the warehouse, a giant green screen has been set up that in post »

- Chris Eggertsen

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10 Things You Need To Know About Jesse Eisenberg's Crazy Stoner Flick American Ultra

24 June 2015 11:50 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It was back in 2009 that Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart first joined forces on the big screen, playing male and female leads in Greg Mottola.s period, coming-of-age tale Adventureland. After a number of years apart, now the two actors are coming back together, but instead of playing two young people falling in love against the backdrop of a low-rent amusement park, this time around they.re dodging bullets and kicking all kinds of ass in director Nima Nourizadeh.s American Ultra. Based on an original screenplay by Max Landis (Chronicle), American Ultra tells the story of Mike Howell (Eisenberg) . a stoner convenience store clerk who finds his happiness in the love he shares with his girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart). What Mike doesn.t know, however, is that he was actually at one point part of a secret government program that turned him into a sleeper agent. When he is "activated »

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First Look: Jesse Eisenberg Is A ‘Stoned’ Cold Killer In First Trailer For ‘American Ultra’ Starring Kristen Stewart

1 June 2015 8:55 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart join forces again in a new kind of ‘Adventureland’ – this time with Eisenberg as an ultimate secret agent stoner who unknowingly becomes the ultimate target for the American Government.

Written by Max Landis (Chronicle) and directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X), American Ultra tells the story of 24-hour convenience store clerk Mike (Eisenberg) who, on the eve of proposing to his stoner girlfriend Phoebe (Stewart), is waylaid by a woman called Victoria (Connie Britton) who activates Mike’s killer instincts.

Realising Mike is a liability, the American Government set out to eliminate the stoned cold killer. When Phoebe is kidnapped, Mike turns into a one man killing machine to save her.

The film also stars John Leguizamo, Walter Goggins, Topher Grace and Tony Hale.

American Ultra opens in UK cinemas on August 28.

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- Sacha Hall

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'American Ultra' Trailers: Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart Reunite to Become Stoner Assassins

29 May 2015 12:16 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Before Jesse Eisenberg is seen head shaved and ready to take down superheroes within the DC universe in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, he dons the long locks with Kristen Stewart as they embrace their inner stoner assassins with Nima Nourizadeh's (Project X) late summer action-comedy American Ultra. To see the Adventureland couple reunite on screen before they buddy up again in Woody Allen's next project, the first trailers, one red band, the other green, have come online. American Ultra has an admittedly fun concept, although the most interesting aspect of this project, at least to me, is that it comes from Max Landis's pen. I didn't even know this was the case until I looked up the film's details, though. Also starring John Leguizamo, Connie Britton and Topher Grace, it centers on a young stoner (Eisenberg) set to be engaged to his fellow stoner girlfriend »

- Will Ashton

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Get Baked With New Photos & Green Band Trailer For ‘American Ultra’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart

29 May 2015 9:38 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Sometimes movies just pop up on the schedule out of nowhere. Sure, we all knew that “American Ultra” starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart was coming, but Lionsgate whipped out its August release date suddenly only a few weeks ago. No matter, the stoner-action comedy is on its way and it looks like a blast of fun energy. Here’s the official 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 inner action-hero in order to survive. Read More: Jesse Eisenberg And Kristen Stewart »

- Edward Davis

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‘American Ultra’ Trailers: Jesse Eisenberg and Kirsten Stewart’s Stoner Action Film [Updated]

29 May 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Think of the most unlikely action hero ever and the name Jesse Eisenberg might come up. Which is exactly why the red band trailer for American Ultra is so surprising. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and written by Max Landis (Chronicle), American Ultra is about a young man (Eisenberg) who wants to propose to his girlfriend […]

The post ‘American Ultra’ Trailers: Jesse Eisenberg and Kirsten Stewart’s Stoner Action Film [Updated] appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Watch Kristen Stewart & Jesse Eisenberg In American Ultra Red And Green Band Trailers

29 May 2015 9:32 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Photo Credit: Alan Markfield

Opening on August 21st, here’s a look at the red-band and green-band trailers for director Nima Nourizadeh’s action-comedy American Ultra.

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.

Written by Max Landis the film also features Connie Britton, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman & Walton Goggins.

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- Michelle McCue

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Restricted Trailer for American Ultra, with Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart

29 May 2015 6:08 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have a restricted 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: »

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Kristen Stewart's "American Ultra" - Restricted Red Band Trailer

29 May 2015 4:16 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek the new '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..."

Cast also includes Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Walton Goggins, Bill Pullman, Tony Hale, Stuart Greer, Monique Ganderton, Lavell Crawford, Michael Papajohn and Nash Edgerton.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "American Ultra"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Kristen Stewart Back to Slackerville in New American Ultra Trailer (watch!)

28 May 2015 2:28 PM, PDT | TheImproper.com | See recent TheImproper.com news »

Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg take the D-Train back to Slackerville in a new red band trailer for their upcoming action-comedy “American Ultra.” They still possess the same old chemistry, but you gotta ask: What are they doing in a film like this? The Lionsgate film also stars Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Walton Goggins and Tony Hale. Max Landis (“Chronicle”) wrote the script and Nima Nourizadeh (“Project X”) directed. ...Read More »

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Watch: Jesse Eisenberg Kills for Kristen Stewart in ‘American Ultra’ Nsfw Trailer

28 May 2015 1:16 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lionsgate has released the first redband trailer for Jesse Eisenberg-Kristen Stewart’s action-comedy “American Ultra,” three months before its August 21 release.

The Nsfw trailer, replete with expletives and explosions, reveals that Eisenber’s stoner character is actually a secret agent who doesn’t realize he’s a secret agent until he becomes the target of a government operation to wipe him out.

“There’s nothing more dangerous than a stoned cold killer,” the trailer advises.

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. Stewart plays Eisenberg’s small-town girlfriend; Topher Grace and Connie Britton also star.

“Ultra” re-teams Stewart and Eisenberg six years after they starred in Greg Mottola’s “Adventureland.”

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- Dave McNary

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Jesse Eisenberg is a stoned, cold killer in first trailer for ‘American Ultra’

28 May 2015 12:34 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

I don’t think this is a sequel to Adventureland.

The first trailer for American Ultra is out and it stars Jesse Eisenberg as a stoner who finds out that he is a trained spy. The film also stars Kristen Stewart, Walton Goggins, Connie Britton, Bill Pullman, Topher Grace, and Tony Hale.

Directed by Project X helmer Nima Nourizadeh, this looks like it wants to fit into the absurd action/comedy genre that Pineapple Express, This is the End, and 21 Jump Street fit into. It didn’t seem like it was taking itself too seriously, and if it can find that right mood, it could work much like Pineapple Express did with Seth Rogen and James Franco.

The premise is a little absurd, but these two actors have shown chemistry together on Adventureland and this looks like a wild film that could work with the right tone.

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- Zach Dennis

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Jesse Eisenberg is a stoner on a quest to save Kristen Stewart in American Ultra teaser

28 May 2015 12:14 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jesse Eisenberg is the world's most dangerous stoner in an explosion-filled trailer for American Ultra.

Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart star as a marijuana-loving couple whose sleepy existence is upended when Us government agents begin hunting them.

Long-haired hippy Mike Howell (Eisenberg) can't figure out why he suddenly has the know-how to expertly kill trained agents, but he puts those skills to use when he goes on the run with his girlfriend Phoebe Larson (Kristen Stewart).

Connie Britton and Topher Grace play the sinister government agents tracking Mike, while John Leguizamo is his over-the-top drug dealer Rose.

The Max Landis-written comedy is being brought to the big screen by Project X director Nima Nourizadeh.

Eisenberg and Stewart will reunite again this summer to shoot a new comedy from acclaimed filmmaker Woody Allen.

American Ultra opens on August 21 in the Us and August 28 in the UK. »

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Jesse Eisenberg Smokes Weed & Some Guys in American Ultra [Trailer]

28 May 2015 10:37 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

American Ultra is the weird stoner comedy action movie you didn't know you wanted to see. It's like Harold and Kumar crossed with Bourne and though it sounds like a disaster, it actually looks ridiculously fun.

Written by Max Landis (who previously impressed masses with Chronicle) and directed by Nima Nourizadeh (of Project X infamy), American Ultra stars the brilliantly cast Jesse Eisenberg as Mike, a stoner who also happens to be a sleeper operative for some government agency. Said agency tries to activate him but it doesn't work and the botched attempt does something to Mike and suddenly, he's tapping into skills he didn't know he had (and can't remember how he got). Now he and his girlfriend Phoebe (Kristen Stewart) find themselves on the run from the a [Continued ...] »

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First red band trailer for American Ultra starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart

28 May 2015 10:26 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We got a couple of posters two weeks back, and now the first teaser trailer has arrived online for director Nima Nourizadeh’s upcoming comedy American Ultra, which reunites Adventureland stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart.

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.

American Ultra is set for release August 21st in the States and August 28th in the UK, and features a cast that also includes Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Walton Goggins and Tony Hale. »

- Gary Collinson

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Jesse Eisenberg Is A Secret Agent In Red Band Trailer For American Ultra

28 May 2015 9:12 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Coming across like the love child of Pineapple Express and The Bourne Identity, the first Nsfw for action comedy has come our way, putting Jesse Eisenberg in the shoes of a highly trained CIA sleeper agent who has fallen deep into his cover of a go nowhere stoner. When the time has come to activate him, it sees his life and the life of his girlfriend (Kristen Stewart) put in serious danger . Written by Chronicle’s Max Landis and with Project X’s Nima Nourizadeh, American Ultra’s high concept (geddit?) shows a hell of a lot of promise as it gleefully subverts some of the usual action thriller cliches, and there are plenty of laughs to be had, especially from Topher Grace playing a pretty fun villain. Released: 21st August (U.S.)/ 28th August (Irl/U.K.) »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Awesome American Ultra Trailer Reveals The Stoner’s Answer To Chuck

28 May 2015 9:01 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

I have seen the future of action-comedy… and its name is American Ultra. That may be a bit of an exaggeration, but there’s no getting past how smashing the first red-band trailer for the August pic really is. Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart as stoners caught up in a government operation to wipe out Eisenberg’s seemingly hapless cashier, the movie looks like the pothead’s answer to Chuck (one of my favorite series of all time), with Eisenberg’s protagonist realizing he has built-in training that makes him a lethal weapon given the right circumstances.

I put it on my list of must-see movies this summer, and after watching the trailer above, maybe you can understand why.

With Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) at the helm, we were always expecting something with a lot of energy, but American Ultra looks so much more insane than I had imagined »

- Isaac Feldberg

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