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See Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in the trailer for American Ultra

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See Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart in the trailer for American Ultra
The first trailer for American Ultra sees the pair re-unite for this action-comedy

Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart were an interesting pair in Adventureland, and now they're back together again as an onscreen couple in American Ultra — albeit an explosive one. Documenting the story of small-town stoners Mike (Eisenberg) and Phoebe (Stewart), a couple on the verge of getting married, American Ultra starts with Mike discovering that he is a trained assassin (without even knowing it) while working at a convenience store one evening.

The trailer gives us preposterous action scenes, and tongue-in-cheek references to some classic secret agent films. It's Eisenberg like we've never seen him before — bloodied and boozy. Stewart serves up some acting chops as a damsel in distress, but not an entirely helpless one. See it first below.

  

American Ultra will be out in American theatres in August.

Varsha Sivaram

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