Watch: Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Light Up New ‘American Ultra’ Trailer

Lionsgate has released the final trailer for the Jesse Eisenberg-Kristen Stewart starrer “American Ultra” a month before its Aug. 21 release.

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 starred in Greg Mottola’s “Adventureland.”

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  1. Lulu says:

    AU is different from everything out here. Refreshing. Looks like a lot of fun. Cannot wait to see it.

  2. JR says:

    I’m constantly fascinated by Kristen Stewart and I can see this role proving a lot of fun. She and Jesse were excellent together in Adventureland and I have no doubt their chemistry will be spot on during this American Ultra. I look forward to the 21st of this month!

  3. Min says:

    It’s “chariot progressive” actually (Connie Britton tweeted what she says). But no matter, the trailers look hilarious and violent and hilarious and fun. Been a bit of a dull summer movie-wise, for some reason find myself afflicted with acute sequel-itis and comicbook-exhaustion, so just waiting on American Ultra to perk things up. Looks great.

  4. Jessica says:

    I’m really looking forward to this. It looks like a fun, original action/comedy and I heard the reactions out of test screenings were terrific.

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