Bullet Train Movie (2022)
Bullet Train is an American action comedy thriller film directed by David Leitch and a screenplay by Zak Olkewicz, based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle (published in English as Bullet Train) by Kōtarō Isaka.
Produced by Kelly McCormick, David Leitch, and Antoine Fuqua, it stars Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Hiroyuki Sanada, and Michael Shannon.
Principal photography began in Los Angeles in November 2020 and wrapped in March 2021. Bullet Train premiered in Paris on July 18, 2022, and was theatrically released in the United States by Sony Pictures on August 5, 2022. The film received generally mixed reviews from critics.
Bullet Train Movie Information:
|Box Office Collection||$118.2 million|
|Release date||July 18, 2022 (Grand Rex)|
August 5, 2022 (United States)
Brian Tyree Henry
|Directed by||David Leitch|
|Screenplay by||Zak Olkewicz|
|Based on||Maria Beetle (published in English as Bullet Train)|
by Kōtarō Isaka
|Produced by||Kelly McCormick|
|Edited by||Elisabet Ronaldsdottir|
|Music by||Dominic Lewis|
|Production Companies||Columbia Pictures|
|Distributed by||Sony Pictures Releasing|
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Bullet Train Movie Storyline (Plot):
In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe-all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives-on the world’s fastest train. The end of the line is just the beginning in this non-stop thrill-ride through modern-day Japan.
Bullet Train Movie Cast and Characters:
- Brad Pitt as Ladybug: a seasoned but unlucky American mercenary.
- Joey King as The Prince: a mercenary posing as a British schoolgirl.
- Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Tangerine: a British assassin and Lemon’s brother.
- Miles Marz as young Tangerine
- Brian Tyree Henry as Lemon: a British assassin and Tangerine’s brother with a love for Thomas the Tank Engine.
- Joshua Johnson-Payne as young Lemon
- Andrew Koji as Yuichi Kimura / The Father: a Japanese member of White Death’s organization.
- Parker Lin as young Kimura
- Hiroyuki Sanada as The Elder: a former Yakuza and Kimura’s father.
- Yoshi Sudarso as young Elder
- Michael Shannon as White Death: the Russian leader of a Japanese criminal organization.
- Benito A Martínez Ocasio as The Wolf: a Mexican assassin.
- Ian Martinez as young Wolf
- Sandra Bullock as Maria Beetle: Ladybug’s contact and handler.
- Zazie Beetz as The Hornet: an American assassin who specializes in poisons.
- Logan Lerman as The Son: White Death’s son.
- Masi Oka as the Train Conductor
- Karen Fukuhara as a Train Concession Girl
- Pasha D. Lychnikoff as Alexei Ilyin
- David Leitch as Jeff Zufelt: the 17th victim killed by Lemon and Tangerine (albeit accidentally) in Bolivia