American Ultra

American Ultra
Directed by Nima Nourizadeh
Produced by David Alpert
Anthony Bregman
Mark Fasano
Kevin Scott Frakes
Britton Rizzio
Raj Brinder Singh
Written by Max Landis
Starring Jesse Eisenberg
Kristen Stewart
Connie Britton
Topher Grace
John Leguizamo
Bill Pullman
Tony Hale
Cinematography Michael Bonvillain
Edited by Vincent Tabaillon
PalmStar Entertainment
Circle of Confusion
Merced Media Partners
Likely Story
The Bridge Finance Company
Distributed by Lionsgate
Country United States
Language English

American Ultra is an upcoming action comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis.[1][2] The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Walton Goggins, and Tony Hale.


American Ultra is about how "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."[3]



On November 21, 2013, Aspara Distribution announced that they had acquired the rights to distribute the film outside the United States.[5] On March 1, 2014, Lionsgate announced their acquisition of the North American rights to the film.[5]


Filming began on April 14, 2014 in the New Orleans area and wrapped in mid-June.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Bill Pullman, Tony Hale Join Kristen Stewart-Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘American Ultra’". 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 
  2. ^ "Bill Pullman, Tony Hale Join Lionsgate’s Jesse Eisenberg-Kristen Stewart Action Comedy ‘American Ultra’". 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 
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  5. ^ a b Yamato, Jen (2013-11-21). "AFM: Apsara Nabs ‘American Ultra’ & ‘The Night Comes For Us’ In Pan-Asia Pacts". Retrieved 3/1/2014. 
  6. ^ "Jesse Eisenberg Starts Filming American Ultra". 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 
  7. ^ "Kristen Stewart's 'American Ultra' begins filming in NOLA today; new cast members added". 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 

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