Kristen Stewart & Jesse Eisenberg to Star in Action Comedy AMERICAN ULTRA
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are set to lead the upcoming action comedy AMERICAN ULTRA, with Nima Nourizadeh directing.
In AMERICAN ULTRA, written by CHRONICLE's Max Landis, "Eisenberg will play an unmotivated stoner named Mike, who lives with his girlfriend Phoebe (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."
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Stewart's other upcoming projects include The Big Shoe and Snow White and the Huntsman 2. Other film credits: The Twilight Saga, On the Road, The Runaways, Welcome to the Rileys, Adventureland, Jumper, What Just Happened, The Yellow Handkerchief, Into the Wild, The Messengers, Speak, Panic Room and more.
Eisenberg most recently wrote and starred in Rattlestick's Asuncion at the Cherry Lane Theatre, for which he was nominated for a Drama League Award. He has appeared in the films The Social Network (Oscar nomination), Zombieland, Adventureland (BAFTA nomination), The Squid and the Whale, and Roger Dodger. He is also a contributing writer for McSweeney's and his humor essays have appeared in Harper's and The New York Times.
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