VIDEO: Jesse Eisenberg is a sleepy sleeper agent in American Ultra trailer

Yup - this is the movie where Jesse Eisenberg becomes an action star. We're betting you never saw that one coming.

Check out the trailer for American Ultra.

This looks like a total riot, with Eisenberg well able for the more sedate version of the character and looking surprisingly up for all the action that's being thrown at him. It looks like there are some inventive set pieces going on here and a decent budget, but one that's not big enough to get in the way of plenty of cursing and violence. At least we hope not.

There's Kristen Stewart as well, who also hasn't done much action, and a cast which also includes Toper Grace, Connie Britton, Bill Pullman and Walton Goggins. The film is directed by Nima Nourizadeh who helmed Project X back in 2012 so he definitely has a handle on how to create chaos on screen. And it's written by Max Landis, best known as the writer of Chronicle - and for being the son of John Landis who made American Werewolf in London.

American Ultra (no werewolves) is set for release on the 28th of August 2015.

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