Uma Thurman was recently seen in "Bel Ami" and "Movie 43." ©AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

Uma Thurman was recently seen in “Bel Ami” and “Movie 43.”
©AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

(Relaxnews) – The actress is in line to join the cast of “American Ultra,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Currently in theaters in Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac,” Uma Thurman is in talks to join this action comedy authored by Max Landis, the screenwriter behind “Chronicle” (2012) and son to veteran director John Landis.

The 43-year-old actress is expected to play the head of a secret government program to infiltrate sleeper warriors into the population. Jesse Eisenberg will play a young pothead who suddenly finds himself personally involved in this government plot. Kristen Stewart will play his girlfriend.

“Projet X” director Nima Nourizadeh will helm “American Ultra.” Shooting is scheduled to begin on April 14.