Action comedy American Ultra starring Jesse Eisenberg has recruited actors Sharon Stone, Bill Pullman and Tony Hale to join the film as filming begins in New Orleans in the US. The film centres around Eisenberg’s character Mike who is a weed smoker and slacker. His past as an expert sleeper agent causes problems for his life in a small town, as a secret government operation tries to get rid of him. Kristen Stewart (Twilight) stars as his girlfriend Phoebe. The film is directed by Nima Nourizadeh (Project X), written by Max Landis (Chronicle) and will be released through Lionsgate. It is scheduled to be in cinemas in 2015.