AFM: Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg Starring In ‘American Ultra’ Comedy

Kristen Stewart Jesse Eisenberg American Ultra

Shooting starting in April

In a pre-American Film Market move, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg have come on board indie comedy “American Ultra,” with shooting set for April.

FilmNation will launch foreign sales at AFM. CAA is repping U.S. rights.

“Ultra” will re-team Stewart and Eisenberg five years after they starred in Greg Mottola’s “Adventureland.”

“Project X” director Nima Nourizadeh is on board to helm from a script by “Chronicle” writer Max Landis. “Ultra” producers are Anthony Bregman for Likely Story, and David Alpert and Britton Rizzio for Circle of Confusion.

Eisenberg will portray a stoner who lives with his girlfriend (Stewart) in a small town. His life takes an unexpected turn when his past comes back to haunt him and he becomes the target of a government operation to wipe him out.

Exec producers are Kevin Frakes of PalmStar Media Capital and Raj Brinder Singh of Merced Media Partners.

Stewart starred in three films last year — the final “Twilight” movie, “On the Road” and “Snow White and the Huntsman.” Eisenberg starred this summer in “Now You See Me.”

Nourizadeh and Eisenberg are repped by CAA. Stewart is repped by the Gersh Agency. Landis is repped by WME.

The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

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  1. Bonie says:

    Love the girl, but someone realize, that she is all work, work and only work.

  2. guest says:

    ir there are nasty comments are from Robert Pattinson fans, the guy has a sick fandom, full of desperate housewives who spread hate on Kristen every single day, they don’t have a life. These loser really are hoping by commenting on every blog, that can hurt Kristen career

  3. Sam says:

    Fantastic!! So looking forward to Kristen and Jesse together on screen again, and in a comedy. I love them both.

  4. AG says:

    They were great together in Adventureland. Glad to read this news!

  5. JK says:

    Does this come as a shocker to anyone? Her representation is really working hard for her… Same boring character we’ve seen before with same people that are still willing to work with her. At least she has Jesse as a fan? Might be time to follow those who have come before and move on to a more successful career with better representation.

    • Donna says:

      Always a stupid Robsessed👎

    • Heidi says:

      Seriously? You’re true colors are showing. They were great In Adventureland and will be awesome together again, Jen law is working with Bradley again, why don’t you tell her to get more creative and work with new people! You ROBSSESED are relentless ….

    • Jessica says:

      Cry troll

      • JK says:

        Did I say I hate Kristen? Did I bash her acting, like most people do? Nope. I bashed her poor representation and the lack of new and creative projects that would actually propel her career forward. Maybe if she took a hint from fellow great actresses (like Kristen) Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, RACHEL MCADAMS…. Anyone really, then maybe she could have an exceptional career instead of the hole she is digging now.

      • Tammy says:

        JK, get an interesting life. Get busy so maybe you won’t have time to hate. You sniff up on Kristen news like a hound only to bash her? This is great news….Kristen and Jessie are great actors!

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