AMERICAN ULTRA is an upcoming action comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and written by Max Landis (Chronicle). The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Walton Goggins, and Tony Hale.
Eisenberg plays Mike Howell, a dopey, shaggy-haired store clerk about to pop the question to his girlfriend, Pheobe (Stewart), when the clandestine government operation that has totally Manchurian Candidated him to be a super-soldier comes calling. The major buzzkill turns into actual kills as Mike must defend himself from enemy agents and stay sober enough to rescue Phoebe, too.
- via Fandango