Production has begun in New Orleans on Lionsgate’s action comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Bill Pullman. FilmNation handles international sales.

American Ultratells of a wayward stoner living the small-town life with his girlfriend when the youngster learns he is a sleeper agent with a do-or-die mission to survive.

Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo and Walton Goggins round out the key cast. Nima Nourizadeh directs from a screenplay by Max Landis.

Anthony Bregman, David Alpert, Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh and Britton Rizzio produce and the executive producer is Ray Angelic. 

American Ultra is a PalmStar/Likely Story/Circle Of Confusion production.