When is the Bullet Train release date? The upcoming film adaptation to Kōtarō Isaka’s book “Maria Beetle” stars Brad Pitt, Joey King, Sandra Bullock, and Benito Ocasio aka “Bad Bunny” and has top-level producer Antoine Fuqua behind it as well as the same man who directed Deadpool 2 in the directors’ seat. But when is it coming out? What are some of its cool production details? These and many other details we are sharing with you today in this post.
This movie tells the story of a murderous rampage on a bullet train in Japan, where several interwoven stories meet as they travel from Tokyo to Morioka. It is based upon an international bestseller by a Japanese author. Zak Olkewicz penned the script which will have Brad Pitt in the stellar role with Joey King in the female role of an assassin. Now, without any further ado, let’s begin covering this upcoming movie.
The Trained Killer Ladybug wants to give up the life but is pulled back in by his handler Maria Beetle, so they can collect a briefcase on a bullet train heading from Tokyo to Morioka. Once on board, he and other competing assassins discover that their objectives are all connected.
Who is Kōtarō Isaka?
Kōtarō Isaka is a Japanese author who was born in Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan on May 25, 1971. Firstly, he’s a systems engineer who has a knack for writing stories. Secondly, he has a few short stories to his name but he made his debut as a novelist in 2000 with Ōdyubon no Inori,.which won the prestigious Shinchho Mystery Club Prize. Some of his famous works include Bullet Train (Maria Beetle) and The Precision of the Agent of Death (Shinigaimii no Seido). Kōtarō Isaka is also known for being the only Japanese author nominated four years in a row for the Hon’ya Taishō award. Lastly, his books are available in Japanese, English, Thai, Russian, Italian, Korean, French, and Spanish.
Bullet Train Production Details
The movie was directed by Devid Leitch, whom you might recall because he redirected the first John Wick movie, as well as the second Deadpool movie and Hobbs & Shaw. Backing up this project are Kelly McCormick and veteran producer and Antoine Fuqua, a man who’s done music videos for Prince, Toni Braxton, and his film career includes masterpieces like Training Day, Southpaw, and King Arthur. Secondly, this movie is based upon a screenplay adaptation penned by Zak Olkewicz that Sony Pictures picked up. After confirming the director, the production company hired Brad Pitt, Joey, King, and the rest of the cast. Additionally, the cinematography is in charge of Jonathan Sela, a man behind projects like Transformers: The Last Knight, John Wick, and Deadpool 2.
Bullet Train has an ensemble cast. Brad Pitt (from Ocean’s 11) plays Ladybug. Joey King (from The Kissing Booth) plays teenage assassin “the Prince”. Bryan Tyree Henry (from This Is Us) plays Lemon, an assassin. Aaron Taylor-Johnson (from Avengers: Age of Ultron) plays Tangerine, Lemon’s partner. Andrew Koji (from HBO’s Warrior) plays Kimura, Sandra Bullock (from The Blind Side) plays Maria Beetle. Rounding up the cast we have Benito Ocasio aka Bad Bunny, Hiroyuki Sanda, Michael Shannon, Zazie Beetz, Masi Oka, Logan Lerman, Karen Fukuhara, Pasha D. Lychnikoff, and Miraj Grbic.
Bullet Train Trailer
Bullet Train Release Date
Bullet Train will release on July 15, 2022, in the United States. The film will be distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. Also, the score for this movie was composed by Dominic Lewis, whose impressive line of work includes productions like DuckTales, The Adams Family 2, The Man in The High Castle, and Monsters at Work. With this, we conclude our coverage of this topic here at Otakukart. Thank you for reading our blog post! We hope you found it helpful. If you did, please share it with your friends and followers. And don’t forget to keep coming back to Otakukart to stay up-to-date on all your favorite series, shows, and movies.