Hollywood’s Oscar-winning superstar Brad Pitt is all set to make a huge comeback after a three-year-long period after his 2019 Science-fiction drama film Ad Astra.
Brad, who is not only a successful actor but also a producer, will be back on the big screen with the upcoming action-comedy Bullet Train. It is based on Japanese author Kotaro Isaka’s internationally bestselling thriller novel “Maria Beetle”, which was published in English as “Bullet Train”.
On the work front, apart from this movie, Brad will also be seen in the upcoming romantic adventure The Lost City and a period drama film titled Babylon. He is also producing films such as the biographical film- Blonde and the drama film She Said and both the films are slated to be released this year.
In the upcoming movie, Brad Pitt will be seen in an action-comedy avatar. Let’s talk about some interesting details of the film:
Bullet Train Release Date
Brad Pitt’s Bullet Train is all set to release o 5th of August 2022. Before the makers, with the release of the trailer, also announced the release date of the movie. It was confirmed that the film will hit the big screens in the United States of America on July 15 this year and will be distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.
The film was originally slated to be released on April 8, 2022, but it didn’t go as it was planned. Earlier, the film adaptation was announced by Sony Pictures back in June 2020. The filming of the movie commenced in November 2020 and was wrapped up in March 2021.
— Bullet Train (@BulletTrain) June 1, 2022
Bullet Train Star Cast
Along with Brad Pitt who is the male lead in the film and playing the character of a retired assassin Lady Bug, the following actors will also be seen in key roles:
- Joey King as Prince
- Aaron Taylor- Johnson as Tangerine
- Brian Tyree Henry as Lemon
- Andrew Koji as Kimura
- Hiroyuki Sanada
- Michael Shannon
- Benito Ocasio aka Bad Bunny
- Zazie Beetz as Hornet
- Masi Oka
- Logan Lerman
- Karen Fukuhara
- Sandra Bullock as Maria Beetle
- Pasha D. Lychnikoff
- Miraj Grbic
Earlier, popular American singer and actress Lady Gaga were cast for the role of Maria Beetle but she opted out of the film due to scheduling conflicts with House of Gucci and finally, Sandra Bullock was signed for that role.
Bullet Train Makers
The film is directed by acclaimed director David Leitch who is popularly known for his directorial work in movies such as “Deadpool 2” and “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”. He also wears the hat of co-producer along with Kelly McCormick and Antoine Fuqua.
The film holds the banners of Columbia Pictures, 87North Productions, and Fuqua Films and it has the screenplay by Zak Olkewicz. On the technical front, cinematography and editing work is handled by Jonathan Sela and Elisabet Ronaldsdottir respectively while the film has music by Dominic Lewis.
Bullet Train Trailer Out
On Wednesday, 2nd February 2022, the makers released the most intriguing trailer of this action-comedy. This nearly three-minute-long exciting trailer features Brad Pitt, who is a retired assassin in a non-stop bullet train. In the same bullet train.
The trailer features some more assassins in the train and all of them are looking for briefcases without knowing that their assignments are interconnected. The things got all messed up when they all realize that half of the passengers were present there for similar objectives.
Some action scenes were also showcased in the trailer where Brad Pitt was fighting and showing action skills against his fellow assassins.
It was supposed to be a simple job… so why are they all here?
— Bullet Train (@BulletTrain) March 2, 2022