Connie Britton has replaced Sharon Stone in Lionsgate's action comedy film "American Ultra," which recently began shooting in New Orleans.
Lionsgate acquired U.S. distribution rights in March for $7 million for "American Ultra," starring Kirsten Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg with "Project X" director Nima Nourizadeh helming from a script by Max Landis.
Britton stars in Lionsgate's "Nashville," currently in its second season on ABC.
"Ultra"producers are Anthony Bregman, Kevin Frakes, Raj Brinder Singh, David Alpert and Britton Rizzio, with Ray Angelic as executive producer.
Britton is repped by WME and Untitled Entertainment.