One of my most anticipated films of this year is the Max Landis written American Ultra, Landis also wrote the mega hit Chronicle making him one of my favorite writers in the business from the log line (premises) of the film I didn’t know what to expect from it. After watching the trailer I get a feeling of a screwball action comedy, the trailer looks really funny, the plot looks a little thin and formulaic but not uninteresting.
The film follows 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. This seems to be a very generic yet informative logline, this is something that I’m very interested I’ve been following this film for a while since it’s scripting phase, so this trailer got me really excited to see this movie.
American Ultra opens August 21, 2015 and is directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X) and stars Jesse Eisenberg (Adventure Land), Kristen Stewart (Still Alice), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3).