Bullet Train Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer, and Everything We Know

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Bullet Train Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer, and Everything We Know
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Buy your tickets for a high-speed train ride – Bullet Train is pulling up in cinemas.

Bullet Train is an action movie with a unique premise that will intrigue you to take a seat and enjoy the ride.

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Here is everything we know about the movie Bullet Train.

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Bullet Train Release Date: When Will the Brad Pitt's New Movie Come Out?

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Brad Pitt is Ladybug

Bullet Train premiered on August 5, 2022, in theaters.

The film was originally set to come out on July 15, 2022, before being pushed to July 29, 2022. The movie was then rescheduled again to August 5, 2022.

When Did Bullet Train Film?

Principal photography for the film began on November 16, 2022, and was completed in March 2021. Though the movie was set on a bullet train, as evidenced by the title, the movie was shot in the Los Angeles area.

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Bullet Train Cast: Who are the Actors Included in the Film?

Bullet Train has a star-studded cast that includes veterans and newer actors.

Brad Pitt is Ladybug

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Ladybug

Brad Pitt is the lead star of the Bullet Train, playing the role of Ladybug. Ladybug is one of the assassins on board the bullet train. Brad Pitt has starred in many action films in the past and even managed to win various awards like the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in his role in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

Sandra Bullock is Maria Beetle

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Sandra Bullock as Maria Beetle
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The other big name in Bullet Train is Sandra Bullock, who took on the role named Maria Beetle. The role was originally meant to be played by Lady Gaga, but she had to let the project go due to scheduling conflicts with House of Gucci.

Joey King is Prince

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Joey King as Prince

One of the other assassins joining Brad Pitt on the train is Joey King, who will be playing the character of the assassin named Prince. King has worked on many big projects like Netflix's The Kissing Booth and The Act. Though she has been in the industry since being a young girl, she described how being on the set of Bullet Train made her feel like it was the first day of school in an interview with Collider.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is Tangerine

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Tangerine

Aaron Taylor-Johnson has starred in earlier sci-fi films like Avengers: Age of Ultron. In Bullet Train, he plays the role of Tangerine, a super serious assassin who supports an even more serious-looking mustache.

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Brian Tyree Henry is Lemon

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Brian Tyree Henry as Lemon

Brian Tyree Henry also joins the film as an assassin named Lemon, who is the partner of Tangerine. Henry has many major films under his belt, such as Eternals and The Woman In The Window. Lemon is one of the highlights of the film after having a hilarious face-off with Ladybug on board the bullet train.

Zazie Beets is Hornet

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Zazie Beets as Hornet

In November 2020, Zazie Beets was announced as a member of the Bullet Train cast, where she will be acting as the assassin Hornet. Hornet appears in the film trailers attacking Ladybug with her weapon of choice – a knife.

Bad Bunny is Wolf

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Bad Bunny as Wolf
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Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican musical superstar who will star in Bullet Train as Wolf. His casting was announced in December 2020. Bullet Train will be his first major movie role, but he already has projects lined up like the film El Muerto under Sony.

The Other Passengers in the Bullet Train

There are more assassins taking a ride in the Bullet Train.

Along with Andrew Koji as Kimura, we will also Michael Shannon, Logan Lerman, and Masi Oka. Hiroyuki Sanada, Karen Fukuhara, Pasha D. Lychnikoff, and Miraj Grbic complete the cast of Bullet Train.

Bullet Train Crew: Who are the Creatives Behind the Scenes?

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More enemies for Ladybug?
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David Leitch will be directing Bullet Train. Leitch has been known for many of his hit works like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Bourne Ultimatum, 300, and Fight Club. He probably gained the most recognition for co-directing John Wick with Chad Stahelsi, the first movie of the franchise that came out in 2014, and for working as the director in Deadpool 2.

The screenplay of Bullet Train was developed by Zak Olkewicz. The film is based on the novel entitled Maria Beetle, written by Kotaro Isaka. The film is produced by Kelly McCormick, David Leitch, and Antoine Fuqua.

Bullet Train Plot: What Will be the Plot of the Bullet Train?

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Hiroyui Sanada

Bullet Train is aptly set on a high-speed Bullet Train in Japan. It travels from Tokyo to Morioka, with a few stops along the way. There are five assassins on board to take the journey, and each one of them has their own assignment they need to complete. What they don't know is that all of their assignments are mere parts of a bigger plan.

As they get nearer their destination, and the assassins all make their own way to get their kills, they learn what is really happening. The assassins now have to fight to survive the train ride and reach their destination, where all the answers can be found.

Here is a synopsis for Bullet Train from Sony Entertainment:

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 from David Leitch, the director of Deadpool 2.

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Bullet Train Trailer: Is There a Trailer for Bullet Train?

Yes, there is a trailer for Bullet Train.

The first official trailer for the movie was released on March 2, 2022. It showed quirky glimpses of Brad Pitt in a montage introducing the various assassins he gets to meet on the train while completing a 'simple' task.

Watch the first trailer here:

Second Official Trailer

A second Bullet Train trailer was released on June 7, 2022.

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In the second trailer, we get to know Ladybug's notoriety for his bad luck. We also get to see more fight scenes between the involved assassins, tastefully punctuated with hilarity that harks back to Deadpool.

Here is the second trailer for Bullet Train:

The Bullet Train Dolby Movie Poster

Less than a month before the debut of The Bullet Train, Dolby released its poster for the film. The poster was designed exclusively for Dolby by artist 17th & Oak.

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Exclusive Bullet Train poster for Dolby

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Bulle Train Clip: Water Break

Sony Pictures Entertainment released a clip of probably one of the most entertaining parts of the movie. In it, we see Brad Pitt and Aaron Taylor Johnson engage in an action-packed fight scene before taking a water break when a train attendant walks in.

Where to Watch Bullet Train: Where Can I Watch the Bullet Train?

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Tangerine and Lemon
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You can watch Bullet Train in movie theaters near you once it premieres on August 5, 2022. We still do not know if the movie will be transitioning to a streaming service after it completes its theatrical window.

There are many action and adventure films and shows for you to watch if you enjoy Bullet Train. You can also watch The Gray Man, Day Shift, and Spiderhead.

Bullet Train is a cinematic treat that features fight sequences against the bright and colorful backdrop of the train. The movie will most likely take a lighter route that will still showcase the talents of its stellar cast. We are looking forward to a lot of action and laughs once the movie comes out.