Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt to star in action thriller ‘Bullet Train’

Dashing actor Brad Pitt will lead action thriller ‘Bullet Train’ of Hobbs & Shaw helmer David Leitch, according to reports.

‘Bullet Train’, based on the famous Japanese book Maria Beetle by Kotaro Isaka, centers on a group of hitmen and assassins with different motives on a train in Tokyo. 

As per the news, the Hollywood actor will perform an American hitman named Ladybug.

The project has done tonally defined as ‘Speed’, the Keanu Reeves action film placed on a bus, faces Non-Stop, the 2014 Liam Neeson thriller set on a plane. 

The script is being written by Zak Olkewicz (Fear Street) and Leitch is overseeing revisions.

The film is an included thriller, which means it can be shot on a contained set and fall in line easier under health restrictions than a more sprawling action movie with actual scenes. 

Pitt previously performed in a cameo performance in Leitch’s ‘Deadpool 2’, and the filmmaker also worked as Pitt’s stunt double in films such as ‘Ocean’s 11’ and ‘Troy’.

Antoine Fuqua, who originally developed the design, is producing alongside Leitch and Kelly McCormick via their 87 North banners, as well as Kat Samick. Ryosuke Saegusa and Yuma Terada, co-founders of CTB Inc., who represent Isaka and the intellectual, are performing as executive producers on the project.’