The film will reportedly see Eisenberg play a stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend (Stewart) is upended when his past catches up with him, putting him the crosshairs of a government operation bent on wiping him out.
“Simply put, ‘American Ultra’ will be the most fun you can possibly have in a movie theater without the use of drugs, fireworks or canola oil,” producer Anthony Bregman was quoted as saying in November when he announced the project. Bregman is producing “American Ultra” with David Alpert and Britton Rizzio.
“American Ultra” will also mark a reunion for Stewart and Eisenberg, who worked together previously on the 2009 dramatic comedy “Adventureland.”
The film is just one of a number of film and TV projects that are shooting, or preparing to shoot, in state. Below, find the latest Louisiana production listings — including contact information for prospective crewmembers — courtesy of the state-run Louisiana Entertainment.
American Ultra” — The independent feature film American Ultra starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart will shoot April 14th through June 10th in New Orleans. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.