American Ultra is Looking for Extras

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According to Backstage, the American Ultra set is looking for Background actors and/or Extras. It looks like you have to be from or around the Covington, Louisiana area.

RPM Casting. Palmstar Entertainment is currently seeking talent for the feature film, “American Ultra,” starring Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Connie Britton, and others.

“American Ultra” tells the story of “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.”

Several background and extras are being sought, and submissions are welcome from Covington, Louisiana.

Inquire here.

New FanPic of Kristen in NOLA – Apr 4

OMG OMG OMG! Looks like Kristen is already in NOLA, getting ready for American Ultra! Check out her new locks …. wonder if this is the color, or they are lightening it up for a platinum blonde? Regardless, seeing this picture makes me oh-so-excited!

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Kristen Stewart gettin her hair ready for a new role! #americamultra#awesomecolor#houseofhair

Source: Instagram / maisondecheveux

Lionsgate Buys Rights to American Ultra

jesse-eisenberg_65811Perhaps the biggest news this year in terms of acquisitions, Lionsgate bought Kristen and Jesse Eisenberg’s American Ultra, penned by Max Landis, for a whopping $7 million. American Ultra is set to begin filming in Louisiana mid-April.

The appetite for scripts and partially finished films is soaring. Lionsgate is tying up a deal today to pay $7 million to pre-buy U.S. distribution rights to American Ultra, the action comedy that begins shooting in New Orleans in five weeks with Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart starring for Project X director Nima Nourizadeh. In the script by Chronicle writer Max Landis, Eisenberg plays a stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend (Stewart) is upended when his past catches up with him, putting him the crosshairs of a government operation bent on wiping him out. It’s a co-production between A Likely Story and Circle Of Confusion, with Anthony Bregman, David Alpert and Britton Rizzio producing, and Kevin Scott Frakes of Palmstar Media Capital and Raj Brinder Singh of Merced Media Partners exec producing.

Source: Deadline