American Ultra premiere: Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg light-up the red carpet

This week the cast of “American Ultra” hit the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the premiere. Attending the event were the film’s two co-stars, Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, as well as Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo and Connie Britton.

The film was directed by Nima Nourizadeh (“Project X”) and written by Max Landis (“Chronicle” and the upcoming “Frankenstein”). The full cast list includes the above mentioned stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Tony Hale, John Leguizamo as well as Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins. You can checkout clips from the red-carpet below, featuring interviews from Stewart, Eisenberg, Grace and a few interviews from the crew.

The film was produced by Anthony Bregman (“Begin Again”  and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”), Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert (“The Walking Dead”) and Britton Rizzio, with Ray Angelic as executive producer. 

“American Ultra” is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down.  Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.

The film will open in theaters on August 21, 2015.