Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are teaming up for American Ultra, an action comedy from Nima Nourizadeh, the director of the surprise hit comedy Project X. Max Landis, who wrote the hit sci-fi found footage movie Chronicle, penned the script for Ultra, which is being produced by Anthony Bregman for Likely Story, and by David Alpert and Britton Rizzio for Circle of Confusion.
Read Jesse Eisenberg’s humorous short story, written with thought-to-text technology: http://nyr.kr/16eJMWC
“It was a Thursday, but it felt like a Monday to John. And John loved Mondays. He thrived at work. He dismissed the old cliché of dreading Monday mornings and refused to engage in water-cooler complaints about ‘the grind’ and empty conversations that included the familiar parry ‘How was your weekend?’ ‘Too short!’. Yes, John liked his work and was unashamed.”