'Bullet Train': Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Brad Pitt-Joey King action thriller

David Leitch, who is known for 'Hobbs & Shaw', will direct the film and Zak Olkewicz serves as a writer


                            'Bullet Train': Release date, plot, cast and all you need to know about Brad Pitt-Joey King action thriller
Brad Pitt and Joey King (Getty Images)

After the recent release of 'Kissing Booth 2', bright-eyed star Joey King is in talks to star opposite Brad Pit in an upcoming action-thriller titled 'Bullet Train'. The film is based on a novel by author Kotaro Isaka titled 'Maria Beetle' and, according to Deadline, Harvill Secker has also announced that the novel 'Bullet Train' will be released in the English language next year. Since the news just broke, details of the plot and characters are mostly still under wraps by Sony Pictures, but here is everything we know about the upcoming release.

Release date

The release date is yet to be announced. Stay tuned for updates.

Plot

According to Deadline, the film is based on the Japanese novel titled 'Maria Beetle' by author Kotaro Isaka. There are no official details on the plot yet nor has the synopsis been released, but it is reported that King will play one of the four leads in the film. Also, she is the only woman in the group. The Hollywood reporter revealed that the film is about a "group of hitmen and assassins with conflicting motives on a train in Tokyo". The publication further revealed that Brad Pitt's character is an American hitman who goes by the name Ladybug and Joey King's character is a teenage assassin who goes by the name Prince.

Cast

Joey King

Joey King attends 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020, in Los Angeles, California (Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

King is known for her roles as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in 'The Act' (2019), Shelly 'Elle' Evans from the 'The Kissing Booth' movie series, Jamie Winkle in 'Summer '03' (2013) and Christine in 'The Conjuring' (2013). Her most recent roles include 'Life in Pieces' (2019), 'Zeroville' (2019), 'Princess Bride' (2020) and 'The Kissing Booth 2' (2020)

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, winner of the Actor in a Supporting Role award for "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood” poses in the press room during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020, in Hollywood, California (Rachel Luna/Getty Images)

Pitt is an actor and producer known for his roles as John Smith in 'Mr & Mrs Smith' and Jeffery Goines in '12 Monkeys' (1995). His recent works include 'War Machine' (2017), 'Deadpool 2' (2018), 'Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood' (2019) and 'Ad Astra' (2019). His recognizable producing credits include 'Ad Astra' and 'Moneyball' (2011).

Creators

David Leitch, who is known for 'Hobbs & Shaw', will direct the film and Zak Olkewicz serves as a writer. Kat Samick, Brittany Morrissey, Ryosuke Saegusa and Yuma Terada serve as executive producers. Leitch and Kelly McCormick serve as producers through 87North, their company. This is a Sony Pictures project.

Trailer

The trailer is yet to be released. Stay tuned for updates.

Where to watch

This information is yet to be released. Stay tuned for updates.

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