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New Images Of Kristen Stewart In Stoner Comedy ‘American Ultra’ And Sci-Fi ‘Equals’

New Images Of Kristen Stewart In Stoner Comedy 'American Ultra' And Sci-Fi 'Equals'

Kristen Stewart has a busy month ahead of her, and she’ll show off a bit of range at the same time. In August, the actress aims for the popcorn crowd with the stoner comedy “American Ultra,” and then she will jump on a plane over to the Venice Film Festival, where she’ll help unveil the arty sci-fi flick “Equals.” And a few new pictures have arrived for both.

“American Ultra” sees Stewart play the girlfriend to Jesse Eisenberg‘s seemingly ordinary pothead who discovers he’s actually a sleeper agent with Jason Bourne-like skills and is forced to go on the run. Dude, like, whoa. Here’s the official synopsis followed by the new images. It opens on August 21st.

READ MORE: Jesse Eisenberg Is A New Kind Of Special Agent In New Trailer For ‘American Ultra’ With Kristen Stewart

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.

As for “Equals,” it’s the new film from Drake Doremus (“Like Crazy,” “Breathe In“), and it takes his knack for intimate storytelling into a futuristic world. Nicholas Hoult co-stars in the movie about a society where love doesn’t exist.

READ MORE: First Look At Kristen Stewart And Nicholas Hoult In Drake Doremus’ Sci-Fi Film ‘Equals’

Penned by Nathan Parker (“Moon“), and also featuring Guy PearceJacki Weaver, Kate Lyn Sheil, and Toby Huss, the story follows Silas (Hoult) who lives in a future society called The Collective where everything is peaceful, calm, fair, and polite and there is no greed, no poverty, no violence, and no emotion. However, a new disease known as Switched-On-Syndrome brings back the emotions that have been long repressed, and soon Silas and Nia (Stewart) experience love and intimacy for the first time. 

We can’t wait for this one — check out a few new snaps.

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